US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Ida Grove - Odebolt Creek Restoration Information

Background: The Ida Grove – Odebolt Creek Left Bank Flood Risk Management Project was damaged during the 2019 Flood Event, leading to the Project Sponsor submitting a Public Law (PL) 84-99 Rehabilitation Assistance request to the US Army Corps of Engineers – Omaha District.

Current Action: Close out the construction contract.

Restoration Activities:

 

Full Repair Contract 

Contractor

KEU Inc. from Stanley, ND

Contract Amount

$359,000

Contract Award

October 2, 2019

  Construction Start

October 15, 2019

Completion

November 4, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Status Updates:

08 November 2019 - Work on the Ida Grove levee repair contract is complete. The team is currently working on closing out the contract.

24 October 2019 - The pre-construction team meeting was held on 15 October 2019 with notice to proceed issued on the same day. The contractor mobilized to the site to begin the repairs on 18 October 2019.

13 October 2019 - Pre-construction team meeting is scheduled for the week of 14 October 2019, at which time it is anticipated notice to proceed with repairs will be issued and the contractor can begin the repair work.

03 October 2019 – The levee repair contract was awarded to KEU Inc. of Stanley, ND in the amount of $359,000 on 02 October 2019.  The repair is estimated to be complete in early January 2020. 

27 September 2019 – Funds to repair the Ida Grove levee system have been received. The bid opening occurred on 25 September 2019 with contract award anticipated early October. 

13 September 2019 – No construction bids were received during the bid opening on 05 Sep 2019.  The team is now working to re-advertise the project to a large group of potential bidders.  It is anticipated that the next bid opening will be in mid-to-late October.

04 September 2019 – Correction. The levee repair contract bid opening is scheduled for 05 September 2019 and the contract award is anticipated this month.  The team also conducted the pre-bid site visit on 29 August 2019. 

23 August 2019 – A construction contract to repair the Ida Grove levee system was advertised to pre-qualified contractors on 19 August 2019 with award anticipated around 05 September 2019. 

13 August 2019 – Engineering and Design (E&D) work continues for rehabilitating the Ida Grove levee system. The team is still anticipating to be done with the E&D process by late-summer or early-fall.

31 July 2019 – Engineering and Design (E&D) work continues.  The team is still anticipating to be done with the E&D process by late-summer or early-fall.

22 July 2019 – Engineering and Design (E&D) work continues.  The team is still anticipating to be done with the E&D process by late-summer or early-fall.

08 July 2019 – Engineering and Design (E&D) work is ongoing for rehabilitating the Ida Grove project. The team is anticipating to be done with the E&D process by late summer or early fall.

26 June 2019 – An initial site damage assessment and economic analysis has been completed.  From this initial assessment the USACE team has determined that there are damages to the system that are eligible for PL 84-99 Rehabilitation Assistance.  The USACE team is coordinating with the Levee Sponsor on the design of the overall repair project.

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Ida Grove - Odebolt Creek Levee Imagery

Damage to the Harold Godberson Drive Bridge in Ida Grove, Iowa identified by the USACE team on May 1, 2019.

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