Split delivery means the $2.75 Billion Federal Project will be delivered simultaneously in two main components. One component will be delivered by the Diversion Authority, and one by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The U.S. Army Corps will begin construction on the Diversion Inlet Control Structure and then proceed east with the Southern Embankment. The P3 Partner, working in partnership with the Diversion Board of Authority, will construct the 30-mile Diversion Channel and associated infrastructure. By splitting the work, it allows the project to be completed more quickly which saves time and money. This also means the Project will be able to protect the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area from flooding within eight years.