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  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, began repairs on two sections of levee totaling 400 feet of damage, near the City of St. Maries, Idaho, at a cost of about $250,000. The Corps reported that the repairs began on August 6 with all in-water work expected to be complete by August 31, the end […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will be conducting repairs on a section of the Lightning Creek Levee in Clark Fork, Idaho, beginning January 17, 2017.   The USACE officials will restore two sections of the levee that were damaged during flood events in December, 2015. The damaged sites are adjacent to the repairs […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Startup Federal Levee near the town of Startup, Snohomish County, Washington, is currently being repaired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, in order to restore approximately 550 feet of damaged levee in two sites along the Skykomish River. Damage to the levee occurred during flood events between October 2015 through February 2016 […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Flood fight inspections along the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers have ceased as water levels continue to drop. All permitted construction work near levees and floodwalls may resume. The Corps activated phase I flood fight as a proactive measure on December 13, 2011, when the Mississippi River reached 11 feet with a forecast to continue to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District found that 33 miles of levees near Chico and Gerber do not meet Corps operation and maintenance standards. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of nine levee systems on Mud, Sycamore and Dry Creeks near Chico in December 2010 and Elder Creek near Gerber […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $3.55 million construction contract to Relyant Global LLC of Maryville, Tennessee for the rehabilitation of Little Goose Creek Left Bank,Big Goose Creek Right Bank and Goose Creek Right Bank Levee Systems damaged by the spring 2019 flooding. The duration of the contract is 150 […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of four Kings River levee systems as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of four systems along the Kings River in rural Fresno and Kings counties during January-February 2012. The Kings River Conservation District, which maintains the levee systems, was invited to […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, to activate its Phase I flood fight procedures. Activation procedures consist of working with local levee authorities to closely monitor the levees along the Mississippi River. Inspections on the Mississippi […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded last week a $12 million construction contract to Klutina River Contractors of Irvine, California, to continue interim repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-594. The focus of this contract will be the closure of two of the outlet breaches on the levee system directly west […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Water levels along the Mississippi River continue to drop, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deactivate Phase I flood fight inspections. As a result of this deactivation, all permitted construction work near levees and floodwalls along or near the river may now resume. The Corps activated phase I flood fight as a proactive […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of more than 32 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s east bank and levees along both sides of Cherokee Canal as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the three Cherokee Canal levee systems in March and April of 2011, […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of 10 levee systems in rural Merced and Madera counties unacceptable, and gave a minimally acceptable maintenance rating to one additional Merced County levee system. The Sacramento District conducted routine inspection of the 11 levee systems between March 2011 and September 2012. Final […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The concept of the Twin Dyke in northern Netherlands is almost ready to prove itself, informs the Dutch Water Sector. Along the Wadden Sea, a 2.5 km long double levee section has been constructed. The area between the levees is now being designed with controlled sea water inflow for the farming of salt tolerant crops […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin will require extended road closures on Garden Highway beginning July 8. Construction crews are improving the levees surrounding the Natomas Basin, which in some locations includes installation of a seepage cutoff wall approximately 50 feet deep into […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Salzer Creek levee commence today as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the levee’s right bank, adjacent to the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lewis County, Wash. The $185,000 project will repair damages from a November 2012 flood event which caused a 30-foot-long slope failure, […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Doris Matsui and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, along with flood protection partners, broke ground on the Southport Levee Improvement Project yesterday.  The Southport Levee Improvement Project is West Sacramento’s largest levee project to date. It will improve nearly six miles of vulnerable levee along the Sacramento River in Southport. It is one of […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two draft environmental assessments for bank repairs to levees along Antelope Creek and Salt Creek near Lincoln in Lancaster County, Neb. are currently available for public review. The draft EAs evaluate the environmental impacts of repairing damage caused by high flows in October 2014 to one area along the Antelope Creek flood protection project and […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of construction efforts to repair the Cumberland Levee system will begin October 1st, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District. The construction will mark the first of a two-phase repair effort on the Cumberland Levee system, which suffered a breach during the recent flooding. A $3.2 million contract for phase I repairs was awarded […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The paved trail on the north side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System reopened to visitors Wednesday, January 6, following the completion of the Phase-1 levee maintenance works, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This maintenance is necessary to meet National Levee Safety Program requirements in accordance with Corps headquarters […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two outlet breaches on the Missouri River Levee System L-594 were closed on Saturday, reported the Army Corps. According to the Corps, these are the third and fourth breaches to be closed on the L-594 system, providing an initial level of flood risk management to the area behind this downstream portion of the levee, located […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $7.1 million construction contract Wednesday to Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wisconsin, to repair the Pender – Logan Creek Right Bank levee system in Pender, Nebraska. This is the 17th contract the Omaha District has awarded to repair the tributary systems damaged during the March 2019 […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, is currently working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA.   This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system, said USACE in its release. The work, located approximately […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced yesterday that they will continue to prioritize levee rehabilitation to repair damages incurred during 2019 historic flooding throughout the region. Challenging weather conditions and higher flows along the Missouri River throughout the basin persisted throughout the winter and are continuing this spring, which initially delayed […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two open houses in November to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East includes Wood River Drainage and Levee District, Metro East […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, have shown a need for Contra Costa County to address important maintenance issues of the levee system along sections of Walnut Creek near Concord and Pacheco. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the Walnut Creek levees near Clayton Valley Drain and Grayson Creek during […]