R520 Levee Restoration Information

Relative to what gauge location: XXXXX
Background: Levee was overtopped/breached on or before 19 Mar 2019
Current actions: District Team waiting for waters to recede to assess damage, preparing contract, interim measures
Anticipated construction start: TBD
Cost: TBD
Contractor: TBD
Risk to normal Spring Runoff operations? Yes
Risk to elevated Spring Runoff operations? Yes
UPDATED: 4/4/19

R520 Imagery

Photo documents an aerial view of levee R520 near Rulo, Nebraska pre-overtopping Mar. 16, 2019, resulting from major runoff event earlier in the month. (Photo by USACE, Omaha District)

NOAA River Level Observations & Forecasts


NOAA Water Gauge Levels

Restoration Activities Timeline

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Video Gallery

Video by Michael Glasch
Aerial view of Levee R520 Apr. 17, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
April 17, 2019 | 3:02
Aerial view of Levee R520 Apr. 17, 2019 following the March 2019 runoff event. (Video by Mike Glasch, USACE Omaha District Public Affairs)