USACE Walla Walla: Gooding Diversion Work Starts

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The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors will today kick off work to rehabilitate several flood-damaged areas of the Gooding Diversion Flood Reduction Project, located on the Little Wood River in Gooding County, Idaho. 

The safety way diversion structure and bank channel were damaged by sustained high flows during the 2017 flood season.

USACE’s Walla Walla District awarded a contract September 5, 2018, to Sound & Sea Technology, Inc., a small business from Lynnwood, Washington, for approximately $372,838 to repair the diversion structure and channel.

The rehabilitation project work will require about a month to complete, said USACE.

The Corps of Engineers has authority under Public Law 84-99 to supplement local efforts in the repair of both federal (Corps-constructed, locally operated and maintained) and non-federal (constructed by non-federal interests or by the Work Projects Administration) flood risk management projects damaged by flooding events.

 

 

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