Birds Point levee

Levee Repairs Progressing At Birds PointThe corps used explosives at the three points on the levee in May 2011 as floodwaters threatened nearby Cairo, Ill.
Phase 1 Of Mo. Levee Restoration CompletePhase two should be complete within a few days.
Birds Point Levee Repaired By End Of YearThe breach allowed 130,000 acres of Missouri farmland to flood.
Protest Letter Brings Halt to Birds Point RepairsThe corps said it received the letter a week ago protesting the contract to reconstruct the levee.
Corps Awards $20M in Contracts to Fix Birds Point LeveeThe levee was intentionally breached last year to alleviate flooding on the Mississippi River.
Judge Dismisses Large Part Of Lawsuit Over Birds PointThe class-action lawsuit was brought by more than 140 southeast Missouri farmers whose land was damaged when Birds Point levee was intentionally breached.
Army Corps: We Had to Blow the LeveeCorps officials say the decision to breech the Birds Point levee may have saved billions of dollars in damages.
Work Continues on Birds Point LeveeThe corps halted its floodway repairs in December after spending $20 million to shore up the levee to 55 feet of flood protection at each of the blasting spots.
Corps Inspect Birds Point Levee DailyAfter the intentionally breached in May
Missouri to Chip in $3.3M to Help Repair Busted LeveesThe program requires the levees to pass routine inspections and their operators to chip in 20% of the repair costs.
Joplin Storm Tops Ranking Of Missouri Stories From 2011 Joplin tornado at top of the Top-10 stories in 2011
Rebuilding of Birds Point Levee Finished for 2011Work will resume next year once warm weather returns.
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