08 July 2019 – All work on the first breach is complete and the final inspection was held on 01 July 2019. The team is now developing a plan for initial repairs to the other identified priority breach on the L-594 system.
20 June 2019 – The first priority breach was initially closed on 13 June 2019. This repair restores this section of the levee system to its pre-flood elevation. Only minor finishing work remains before this construction contract is complete.
12 June 2019 – The contractor resumed work on the breach 1-1/4 miles SW of Bartlett, IA on 5 June following the late May high water event. Current plan is to repair damaged levee crest ruts and initially close breach within the next week.