Living with Levees - A Priority Project

10 Feb 2015 2:27 PM | Glenda Johnson (Administrator)

St. Joseph is one of seven levee projects currently underway that MOARC supports.  The current request is shown below: 

ST. JOSEPH LEVEE (MRLS) L-455 and R471-460, Wathena, KS and St. Joseph, MO –

New start construction of authorized project needed in FY15 or FY16

FY16 $3,200,000 Construction New Start


• State to release $2M in support.

• FEMA certification lost due to hydraulic analysis indicating levee not meeting original authorized performance.

• Elwood-Gladen Drainage District, St. Joseph Airport Levee District, and South St. Joseph Levee District are Non-Federal Sponsors.


Protection of 800 homes and 300 businesses and a Air National Guard Base with investment value of over $1.7 billion.

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