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  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction to restore flood protection to the Carbon River levee system near the City of Orting is now underway with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers repairing 1,520 feet of damaged levees at five individual sites for about $1.7 million. All in-water work is scheduled to be complete by August 31, the end of the “fish […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week 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 protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are about to begin on the Waitsburg Levee System in Waitsburg (WA), according to the Army Corps’ Walla Walla District. USACE reported that the contractor is planing to start work Wednesday, August 15, to rehabilitate flood-damaged areas of the Waitsburg Levee System. The Walla Walla District awarded this contract July 11, 2018, to S.E.A. Construction LLC […]

  • 20 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor, JF Engineering is continuing the work to repair the damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. Last week, the contractor was placing the last lift of grout to complete the grouted stone embankment. The grouted […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District recently awarded a $64 million construction contract to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, California, for nearly three miles of levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee. This project will kick off major construction in the region to complete approximately $1.5 billion of work to upgrade […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Permanent repairs to the Lord Hill Levee on the Snohomish River are now underway upstream of the town of Snohomish, Washington. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will restore approximately 250 feet of damaged levee near the confluence of the Pilchuck and Snohomish Rivers. Damage to the levee occurred during flood events in late 2015 […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two levee systems near Clear Lake minimally acceptable and gave an unacceptable maintenance rating to four Clear Lake levee systems. The levee systems are maintained by Lake County Watershed Protection District and the California Department of Water Resources. The Sacramento District conducted […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Natomas levees are eligible for federal rehabilitation assistance again after levee managers for Reclamation District No. 1000 fixed the most serious items identified in a recent levee inspection and the Corps approved a letter of intent to deal with remaining encroachments and vegetation issues over time. A letter of intent is the first step of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the County of Santa Barbara and the City of Santa Maria will host a Santa Maria River Levee Improvement Project Completion Ceremony tomorrow. This event signals the end of the six year long construction project to repair the levee. The ceremony will be held near the […]

  • 24 February 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 […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood teams recently wrapped up work in the St. Joe River basin, reported the Seattle District. The Corps has finished work in St. Maries, Idaho, along the St. Joe River, after stabilizing about 300 feet of the Riverdale levee by placing material on the landward side and top of the […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Plaquemines Parish Government has awarded West Bank Back Levee contract to Williams Group, of Boligee, Alabama. “The West Bank back levee from Empire to Fort Jackson is a key part of the extensive levee construction going on in Plaquemines Parish,” said Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier, Jr. “This levee is an integral part of the New […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers , Omaha District, completed the initial breach closure on levee L611-614 near Council Bluffs, Iowa, yesterday.  The L611-614 Levee System lies directly east of the confluence of the Platte River (River Mile 595). “The inlet breach on L611-614 was identified as one of four priority breaches to be closed […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed repairs to levees damaged on three of the tributaries of the Missouri River ahead of schedule. The three projects totaling $707,000 were Pierce-North Branch of the Elkhorn River, Nebraska; Broken Bow-Mud Creek, Nebraska; and Ida Grove/Odebolt Creek, Iowa. According to Bret Budd, Chief of the […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) have announced a state commitment of $6 million to the South Lafourche Levee District for levee and floodwall improvements on the Larose to Golden Meadow Levee System. This funding is in addition to the $26.6 million announced last month for flood protection […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has just released the latest photo from their Rock Creek levee construction project. “Seattle District’s Slava Govorushkin is the construction lead. Zeke Tyler is a QA from Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers who is on a 30 day detail helping us with levee construction,” USACE said […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, resumed work on the Union Dike levee breach repair, near Valley, Nebraska, after a one day weather-caused delay. The breach has been closed and work continues to build the levee to meet federal standards. Work is expected to take a total of six work days to complete […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Henry Baptiste to the Pontchartrain Levee District. The Pontchartrain Levee Board is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the levees and maintaining the levee drainage systems within East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, St. James, St. John the Baptist, and St. Charles Parishes. Baptiste will be appointed to […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The contractor, Fisher Sand and Gravel, commenced construction on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to complete the elevation of the East Bank back levee from Braithwaite to Scarsdale to 12.5 feet. This 6 mile section of levee on the upper end of the East Bank from Braithwaite to Scarsdale is currently elevated to 8.5 feet. The […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portneuf River Flood Reduction Project, Systems 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, which is operated and maintained by the City of Pocatello, received overall system ratings of “unacceptable” following their most recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers periodic inspection reports finalized on Nov. 16, 2012. This project was originally constructed on Sept. 19, 1967. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Construction activity is bustling today near Gleed, Wash., where U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials started tearing down a damaged levee to be replaced with a 1,700 foot-long setback levee near the Powerhouse Road Bridge. High flows during a May 2012 flood event damaged the original levee, reducing flood defense to a 2-year protection level. […]