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Posted 4/27/2017

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Project Manager

Des Moines Metropolitan Area

This project is a proposal to raise portions of Des Moines I, II, and III levee systems and to raise and relocate portions of the Southeast Des Moines levee system. These levee raises are increases from 6 inches to 1.5 feet.

In May 2017, The city of Des Moines submitted an overarching plan to describe all of the levee modifications, and associated mitigation actions. Review of the hydrology and hydraulics, cultural resources, and environmental resources are under way. Following review of the conceptual plan the city will submit detailed plans for each levee system for formal review.

Section 408 and Lake Red Rock Remedial Works Authorities

Summarized Project Costs

Estimated Federal Cost  $376,000 
Estimated Non-Federal Cost  $559,000 
Estimated Total Project Cost  $935,000 
Allocations Prior to Current FY 2017 Cost  $130,900 
Current FY 2017 Allocation (received to date)  $73,900 
Current FY 2017 Total Capability  $88,000 

Major Work Item Current Year
FY 2017:
Funds are being used to advance coordination of cultural resources programmatic agreement and environmental assessment, develop project review plan, conduct hydrology and hydraulics review, and conduct a levee safety evaluation. Additional funding (to total Capability) could be used to conduct agency review by other technical disciplines.