Levee Repair Work Soon To Start In Mills County

Work is expected to start soon on a 1,200 foot levee breach sough of highway 34 in Mills County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that the $6 million contract was awarded to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa.

Levee L611-614 is one of four breaches that were prioritized for repairs to protect critical infrastructures. The Corps is hopeful fixing the levee will protect construction to fix Highway 34 and I-29.

Once the work started it is estimated to take 45 days to complete.

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