USACE July 2020 Monthly Update

July 23, 2020
1 Diversion Inlet Structure Construction
Structure includes 3-50 ft. wide Tainter gates. The current construction completion date is 7 June

  • 2023. Anticipated remaining schedule:’
  • 2020: Foundations/site work, control structure, dam walls.
  • 2021: Concrete piers/abutments, control building.
  • 2022: Install bridge deck, gates, and operating machinery.
  • 2023: Paint gates, seed.
  • 2024: Turf established.

2 Wild Rice River Structure Construction
Structure includes 2-40 ft. wide Tainter gates. The required construction completion date is 22 October 2023. Anticipated schedule:

  • 2020: Foundations/site work, control structure, approach walls, dam embankment.
  • 2021: Dam walls, control building, dam embankment.
  • 2022: Control building, dam embankment.
  • 2023: Complete excavation, dam embankment, seed.
  • 2024: Complete gate installation. Turf established.

3 Red River Structure Design
Structure includes 3-50 ft. wide Tainter gates. Physical model (1:40 scale) is being used to test a number of design alternatives and a virtual meeting for the Sponsors and Agency partners is being scheduled between 3 and 14 August 2020. The design remains on schedule. The 35% plans and specs review by the DA is complete and the 65% review is scheduled to begin in October 2020. Final plans and specs are scheduled to be completed in September 2021.

4 Southern Embankment โ€“ Reach SE-1 (Western Tieback)
The 95% design for the Western Tieback will be provided for DA review on 27 July 2020. Final plans and specs are scheduled to be available September 2020. Construction contract award could be delayed until 3rd quarter FY21 due to land acquisition.

5 Southern Embankment โ€“ Reach SE-2A
Detailed design is proceeding. The 35% design review by the DA is scheduled for September 2020 and we anticipate having final plans and specifications by November 2021. Rock Island District is assisting with design for Reaches SE-2A, SE-2B and SE-4.

6 I-29 Raise Design
Being designed by Houston Moore Group (HMG) and constructed by the Corps. The 90% design review began on 22 June 2020. Final plans and specifications are scheduled to be available late September-October 2020. Award of a construction contract is anticipated in 2nd quarter FY21.

Fargo-Moorhead Metro FRM โ€“ Federal Work/Southern Embankment and Control Structures
DIS = Diversion Inlet Control Structure
WRRS = Wild Rice River Control Structure
RRS = Red River Control Structure Diversion Inlet Structure – preparing for first concrete pour