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  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Kansas City officials together with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II gathered last week for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Phase V of the Flood Risk Reduction Project for the Dodson Industrial District in southeast Kansas City, Mo. The Army Corps’ Kansas City District commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, was also at the ceremony. According to USACE, the Dodson Industrial Project scheme, […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has released an update on the progress made in their levee rehabilitation program. As reported, there are 66 levee systems on target for repairs, some with breeches, some with other surface damage such as grass kill or scour holes. The Corps currently has 24 contracts awarded […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up the final contract awards for fiscal year 2017. The Civil Works mission is to provide quality, responsive service to the nation and assist with water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation and infrastructure and environmental stewardship, including emergency response. “The […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, announced yesterday that it will be holding a public meeting to discuss potential design modifications to the Swope Park Industrial Area Flood Damage Reduction Project. In 2002 the district released the Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment and the signed Finding of No Significant Impact for […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, saying that the district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018. “I am very proud of the teamwork that was on display as we concluded the fiscal year, as […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, October 31 – November 2, 2017, USACE’s Omaha district said in its latest release.  The committee established three new adaptive management work groups in August that will help implement the Corps new adaptive management (AM) strategy. MRRIC tentatively approved seven recommendations to the Corps and the Fish and […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, have announced that they will hold public meetings on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) during the next week. These events will take place on Wednesday, February 15, at Hilton – Kansas City Airport, Kansas City, MO and […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a task order contract July 1, 2013, to Newt Marine Service from Dubuque, Iowa, for $2,806,000 for the placement of about 92,000 tons of stone. The work is being done to repair Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project river structures that were damaged from the 2011 […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will hold two public meetings about upcoming district projects on or adjacent to the Missouri River below Rulo, Neb. The first public meeting is scheduled for April 8 at the National Weather Service Center in Kansas City, Mo., from 3-5 p.m. The second public meeting is scheduled […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District awarded a contract July 12 for more than $656,000 to repair Missouri River Levee R-440, which lies in both Atchison and Doniphan counties in Kansas. The contract was awarded to ESI Contracting Corporation in Kansas City, Mo. This represents the 22nd contract of 30 anticipated contracts […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is holding two public meetings on May 1 and May 3 to discuss the district’s post flood rehabilitation efforts after flooding that occurred along the Missouri River in 2011 and to answer questions from the public. Members of Congress have been invited to attend. The first […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, recently awarded a contract worth more than $26.6 million to Radmacher Brothers Excavating of Pleasant Hill, Mo., to decrease flooding near Turkey Creek in Kansas City. “We at Radmacher Brothers Excavating look forward to partnering with the Corps of Engineers to help alleviate some of the […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold its next quarterly meeting February 23-25 in Kansas City, Missouri. The public will have the opportunity to address the committee and the lead agencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program will be provided during each daily […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, recently contracted W.A. Ellis Construction Co. for a $3.3 million levee rehabilitation project along the East Bottoms levee unit in Kansas City, Missouri. The project is nearly complete and will have placed nearly 100,000 tons of rock along the slopes of the East Bottoms. The area […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II announced yesterday that funding has been provided by the U.S. Army Corps’ Fiscal Year 2017 work plan to complete the Blue River Basin/Dodson Levee and the Turkey Creek Basin projects in the Kansas City area. “This was a long standing effort and I’m pleased to help with funding to see these […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour August 22. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two more contracts to repair flood damage to levees along the Missouri River. A contract was awarded to Ideker, Inc. of St. Joseph, Mo., on Jan. 23 for approximately $722,000 to repair the Wakenda Levee in Carroll County, Mo. A contract was […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 28th meeting on February 23-26 in Kansas City, Mo. Public attendance is encouraged, and an opportunity is provided during each daily session for the public to address the Committee and the lead agencies, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded another contract to repair 2011 flood damage to a levee along the Missouri River. A contract was awarded to ESI Contracting Corporation of Kansas City, Mo., on March 22, 2012, for $1.7 million to repair the Canon and Kimsey Holly levees in […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will host the Pomme de Terre Lake’s final draft Shoreline Management Plan meeting on July 18, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office.  The final draft Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and furnished guidelines for the […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has completed the Record of Decision (ROD) for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of […]

  • 1 May 2012

      The Kansas City District has announced that the Missouri River Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project (BSNP) has received over $31 million of Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (DRAA) funding to repair flood damage to the river rock structures that comprise the BSNP. This is in addition to over $45 million already received in DRAA funds […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District continues to make repairs through the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project to rock structures along the Missouri River from damages caused by the 2011 flood. The district has received more $31 million of Disaster Relief Appropriations Act funds to repair the rock structures. This is in […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Program’s Cranberry Bend Project, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is progressing very well. Construction of this side-channel chute, and moving an existing levee further inland, will create 41 acres of aquatic habitat with the intent to benefit the endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish and wildlife along […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has determined an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be necessary before dredging operations may be reauthorized in the Kansas River. Six sand and gravel companies are currently proposing dredging operations at 12 locations in the Kansas River, and five currently have permits issued under Section 10 […]

  • 31 January 2014

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 24th meeting on February 11–13 in Kansas City, Mo. Public and media attendance are encouraged, and an opportunity is provided during each day for the public to address the Committee and the lead agencies, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, […]