Relative to what National Weather Service gauge location: Missouri River at Omaha, NE and Missouri at Plattsmouth, NE.
Background: Levee was overtopped/breached on or before 19 Mar 2019. There are 3 breaches identified in the L611-614 levee system.
Current actions: Initial closure at breach L611-611_A_I and L611-614_B_I to return river to the channel.
Anticipated construction start: TBD
Cost: $6 million
Contractor: Western Contracting, Sioux City, Iowa
Risk to normal Spring Runoff operations? Yes
Risk to elevated Spring Runoff operations? Yes
1. When river returns to channel and levees are accessible, conduct physical damage assessment.
2. Design and construct levee restoration to authorized level of flood risk reduction.