US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Clear Creek Levee Restoration Information

Relative to what gauge location: Platte River at Ashland and Salt Creek at Ashland
Background: Levee was overtopped/breached on or before 19 Mar 2019
Current actions: Design complete 28 Mar, PIR complete 28 MAR, Contract Awarded 30 Mar, Project Complete 8 Apr 
Anticipated construction start: TBD
Cost: $2.3 million
TBD Contractor: Pross Excavation Company
Risk to normal Spring Runoff operations? Yes
Risk to elevated Spring Runoff operations? Yes
UPDATED: 4/16/19

Creak Creek Imagery

Photo documents the Clear Creek Levee breach resulting from the 2019 runoff event along the Missouri in Clear Creek, Nebraska March 22, 2019. (Photo by USACE, Omaha District)
Photo documents the Clear Creek Levee breach resulting from the 2019 runoff event along the Missouri in Clear Creek, Nebraska March 22, 2019. (Photo by USACE, Omaha District)
Photo documents the Clear Creek Levee breach resulting from the 2019 runoff event along the Missouri in Clear Creek, Nebraska March 22, 2019. (Photo by USACE, Omaha District)
Photo documents the Clear Creek Levee breach resulting from the 2019 runoff event along the Missouri River in Clear Creek, Nebraska Mar. 22, 2019. (Photo by USACE, Omaha District)

NOAA River Level Observations & Forecasts

NOAA Water Gauge Levels

Restoration Activities Timeline

Activity Date
  Contract awarded. 3-30-19
  Work started.  
  Work completed. 4-8-19

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Aerial view of Clear Creek Levee Apr. 17, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
April 17, 2019 | 8:23
Aerial view of Clear Creek Levee Apr. 17, 2019 following the March 2019 runoff event. (Video by Mike Glasch, USACE Omaha District Public Affairs)
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