Corps awards contracts to build leveesBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two contracts for emergency work to be done this coming week in North Dakota.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two contracts for emergency work to be done this coming week in North Dakota.
Dakota Underground Inc. of Fargo received a $450,000 contract to add material to nearly 8,000 feet of existing emergency levees, raising them up to two feet, in Lisbon.
And Six-D Construction Company of Valley City was awarded a $623,000 contract to build about two miles of new temporary emergency levees in that city. The contract includes the option to add more material to 3.5 miles of existing emergency levees if needed.
The corps can provide assistance to communities to save human life, prevent immediate human suffering or mitigate public property damage. Both North Dakota and Minnesota have requested corps' assistance.