Grafton, N.D., seeks cheaper flood protection: With federal funds uncertain, city opts for scaled-back diversion plan
GRAND FORKS -- Frustrated by diminishing prospects of federal funding for a proposed $42 million flood diversion project, officials in Grafton want to design a smaller program that could provide some protection and reduce the city's flood-plain footprint.
Grafton City Council agreed recently to hire an engineering firm to design such a project.
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