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  • USACE, Hamburg breaking ground to raise Ditch 6 levee

    Omaha, Neb.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, in conjunction with the city of Hamburg, Iowa, will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony May 5 at 11 a.m. to kickoff construction to rehabilitate the Hamburg Ditch 6 levee. The ceremony will take place at Highway 333 (North Street) on the east side of the levee.
  • Corps of Engineers awards contract to complete levee repairs on Union and No Name Dike Levee System

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to KEU Inc. of Vancouver, Washington, Monday to repair the Union and No Name Dike Levee System between Valley and Fremont, Nebraska.  The contract will allow the team to fully repair the system damaged during the March 2019 flooding.  It is estimated that there are more than 1300 structures and property worth $1 billion behind the system.
  • Corps closes two more breaches on Missouri River Levee System L-594

    Two outlet breaches on the Missouri River Levee System L-594 were closed on Saturday. 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 west of Thurman, Iowa. The USACE team and Contractor will continue finalizing repairs at these breach locations while also focusing on the one remaining outlet breach.
  • Corps awards contract for initial breach repair for portion of Levee L611-614

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $6 million contract Friday, to repair a 1,200 foot breach on levee L611-614 south of Highway 34 in Mills County, Iowa. The repair will protect critical infrastructure along the Missouri River.
  • Draft EAs for repairs near Lincoln, NE levees available for public comment

    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 17 areas along the Salt Creek flood protection project.