Contract Awarded for Breach Repair Near Bartlett, IA

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $249,218 contract yesterday to close a breach in the L594 levee along the Missouri River southwest of Bartlett, in Mills County, Iowa.

USACE awarded the contract to Diamond Group Engineering of Santa Ana, California.

The breach closure is a temporary measure until the levee system can be fully repaired.

According to the Corps, repairs are scheduled to be completed by June 1.

The Omaha District continues to perform levee assessments as waters subside, and planning is still underway to repair the 50 breaches caused by the March high runoff event, reported the Corps.

Final repairs will be made to the same level of flood risk reduction authorized by Congress, in place prior to March.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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