• Remove approximately 24 inches of soil in three areas to create marshland - excavated material to be used to restore existing perimeter levee.
  • Construct low level cross dike and water control structures - relocate existing pump to create a 2-cell wetland management unit configuration.
  • Plant mast trees.


  • The Definite Project Report was completed in 1995.
  • The main construction contract was awarded in September 1996 and completed in FY 1999.
  • Flood damage construction was completed in 2002.
  • The dedication ceremony was held in November 1999. 
  • The Operation and Maintenance Manual was completed in 2002.
  • An initial Performance Evaluation Report (PER) and Flood Damage Assessment (from the 2001 flood) was completed in November 2001.
  • Performance monitoring continues.