Relative to what gauge location: Missouri River at Plattsmouth, NE
Background: Levee was overtopped/breached on or before 19 Mar 2019. There are 4 breaches identified in the L601 levee system.
Current actions: Initial closure at breach at L601_C_I to return river to the channel. L601 contract awarded 14 May 2019, expected completion 14 June 2019.
Anticipated construction start: TBD
Cost: $8.5 million
Contractor: Newt Maritime Services out of Dubuque, Iowa
Risk to normal Spring Runoff operations? Yes
Risk to elevated Spring Runoff operations? Yes
L601 is inactive in the PL84-99 program and is therefore ineligible for rehabilitation assistance.