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  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Authority Finance Committee Chair Fargo Commissioner Tony Grindberg, and Board Chair Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney yesterday thanked Sen. John Hoeven for his recent work to secure Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) financing for the FM Area Diversion Project. The Senator announced that the Project’s WIFIA application is now ready to be […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has received $100 million to continue work on the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan released. This project is intended to provide flood risk reduction for the more than 230,000 people and 70 square […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has awarded a $59.4 million contract to Ames Construction, Inc. to complete the Wild Rice River structure portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. The contract for the Wild Rice River structure is the second construction contract to be awarded […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ St. Paul District contractor Ames Construction, Inc., is preparing to resume construction activities on the diversion inlet structure, near Horace, North Dakota, in mid-June. The diversion inlet structure is a part of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, flood risk management project. The inlet structure phase of the project includes construction of a […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sam Calkins, commander of the USACE’s St. Paul District, has signed a ‘Finding of No Significant Impact’ for an Environmental Assessment (EA) completed for the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. “This EA, called the ‘Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment #2,’ was prepared to look at changes to the project following […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has granted a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project known as “Plan B.”  The permit approval followed the DNR’s completion of a supplemental environmental review that examined revisions to an earlier iteration of the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority now has the combined dam safety and public […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management project. The Final SEIS describes the potential environmental and social effects of the revised Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project, known as Plan B. The DNR received 107 comment submittals on the Draft SEIS, which […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host a meeting on the Corps’ draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project on September 13. The meeting, to be organized in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will take place at the Courtyard […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has determined that a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) is required for the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority’s revised flood risk management project. According to the release, the DNR will prepare the SEIS to analyze modifications in the revised project proposal. The DNR invites comments on the scope of the SEIS […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released a short flyover video of the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, ND, taken on Monday, July 10, 2017. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $46 million contract on December 6, 2016, to Ames Construction, Inc., […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week, announced the Corps. USACE staff; Gulf South Research Corporation, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Ecological Specialists, Inc., from O’Fallon, Missouri, are conducting the biological […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released an extended flyover video, taken on Friday, June 16, 2017, of the construction work being done at the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, North Dakota. The diversion project includes a 30-mile long diversion channel in North Dakota with upstream […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, received $20 million to continue construction of the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Project. These funds, released yesterday in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan, will allow the St. Paul District and its partners, the Diversion Authority and the cities of […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority are inviting the public to a 1997 Flood Commemoration and Groundbreaking Ceremony at 1 p.m., today at the future site of the diversion project’s inlet control structure. The ceremony will take place outdoors near the intersection of County Roads […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday met with Office and Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Fargo-Moorhead leaders, including Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Hoeven arranged the meeting to secure funding for comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley in the Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $46m contract to Ames Construction, Inc., to complete the diversion inlet control structure portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. The contract for the inlet control structure is the first construction deal to be awarded by the federal government for the […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is committed to pursuing permanent flood risk management for the communities of Moorhead, Minnesota, and Fargo, Harwood, Horace and West Fargo, North Dakota and is anticipating awarding its first contract for the project later this month. The contract to be awarded will build the diversion inlet, […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp joined key U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials in Fargo yesterday for the official signing of an agreement to initiate construction of the Fargo-Moorhead diversion. The agreement sets in motion the permanent Red River Valley flood control efforts, including securing strong federal resources for the Corps to implement new construction starts […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which is on track to be passed by Congress later this week, will help communities in North Dakota build permanent flood protection projects. The bill includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed budget for construction, and authorizes new studies and construction activity that will help to advance […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, diversion channel project achieved another milestone yesterday, when President Barack Obama signed the Water Resource Reform and Development Act of 2014 into law, authorizing construction of the project. This act, last passed in 2000 and 2007, provides authorization for development of projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers across […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Authorization for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013. With an estimated federal cost of $801,542,000 and an estimated non-federal cost of $979,806,000, the Diversion Project is not the most expensive of the five flood protection Projects listed in the legislation. “Obviously, this is […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will host a meeting on June 25 to discuss the latest Environmental Assessment for the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Plan. The meeting will also update landowners within the western and southern reaches of […]

  • 14 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, posted a copy of its Supplemental Draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, on the Internet today for the proposed Fargo, N.D.-Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management project. A public review and comment period on the Supplemental Draft EA will begin June 14, 2013, and end July […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with the Flood Diversion Authority, will host a public meeting Thursday, Sept. 13, to update the public on the proposed changes to the project, including the channel alignment at the southern end of the project. The changes are being proposed to minimize impacts, decrease risk […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, released yesterday, July 1, for the drain 27 wetland restoration project in Fargo, North Dakota. Corps staff are proposing to restore 320 acres of farmland to wetland and upland prairie. The project would mitigate unavoidable […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Moorhead and Clay County, MN, have formed a Joint Powers Authority (MCCJPA) to reaffirm their support and involvement in the implementation of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. The MCCJPA had its first meeting on August 14 at the Clay County Courthouse. “The MCCJPA’s primary objectives include the responsibility to acquire necessary property […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Court Judge John A. Tunheim has modified the injunction to allow all requested construction to proceed on the FM Area Diversion Project. The project is designed to protect the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo metro area during times of extreme flooding. The scheme is aimed to prevent catastrophic flooding with a few major components. The ruling […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator John Hoeven recently spoke with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director Russ Vought, urging for the inclusion of the Red River Valley’s flood protection project in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget request. The senator stressed the significance of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issuing a permit for the […]