R562 Levee Restoration Information

Relative to what gauge location: Missouri River at Nebraska City and Missouri River at Brownville
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

R562 Levee Imagery

Photo documents an aerial view of levee R562 breach near Nemaha County, Nebraska Mar. 16, 2019.
Crews complete the access road to a bluff along levee R562 just outside of Peru, Neb.
Burrow area along levee R562 outside of Peru, Neb., is cleared and grubbed.
Crews pump water to keep an access road in Peru, Nebraska, from overtopping.

NOAA River Level Observations & Forecasts

NOAA Water Gauge Levels

Restoration Activities Timeline

Activity Date

Video Gallery

Video by Michael Glasch
Aerial View of Levee R562 from Downstream End Going Upstream Apr. 15, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
April 15, 2019 | 0:15
Aerial view of Levee R562 from downstream end going upstream Apr. 15, 2019, following the March 2019 runoff event (Video by Mike Glasch)