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Archive: November, 2016
  • November

    Groundbreaking kicks off first of a four-phase Missouri River Levee Project

    A groundbreaking event occurred Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 for the first of four phases of the overall St. Joseph levee project. The City of St. Joseph, Mo., and Buchanan County hosted the event for project sponsors and stakeholders adjacent to the MRLS R471-460 levee unit northeast of Rosecrans Memorial Airport.
  • Labor Day weekend earthquake doesn’t rattle district

    The Sept. 3, 2016 5.6 magnitude earthquake reported in Pawnee, Okla., rattled several surrounding states, include several projects in the Kansas City District. When such events occur, dam surveillance plans and emergency action plans are in place so staff know how to respond.