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Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project Construction Picks Up Pace

Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project Construction Picks Up Pace

After more than a decade of planning and legal challenges, the pace of construction on the $3 billion Red River flood diversion is picking up. It will take six more years of work to complete the massive project, which will divert water around the Fargo-Moorhead area when the river floods. And soon, a key contract
USACE April 2021 Update

USACE April 2021 Update

1. Diversion Inlet Structure Construction  Structure includes 3-50 ft. wide Tainter gates. Work resumed in late-February. Construction is 48% complete with a required completion date of 7 June 2023. Anticipated remaining schedule:  2020: Foundations/site work, control structure, dam walls.  2021: Complete dam walls, concrete piers, stilling basin and walls. Continue gate fabrication.  2022: Install bridge
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Joel Paulsen

Joel Paulsen is the Executive Director for the FM Area Diversion Project.