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Repairs to flood damaged channel free FEMA dollars for other projects

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Before and after picture of channel stabilization work at maizeland and Radiant Construction crews have just finished an emergency repair project to stabilize the channel on West Fork Sand Creek near Maizeland Road and Radiant Drive. The City has been working with FEMA to repair the channel after 2015 storms eroded part of the channel and a private property immediately behind it. However, the June 12 storm caused further damage prompting City officials to make emergency repairs to hold the channel until the permanent fix could be made.

 

Repairs have held up well thanks to the thorough job done by crews that we will not have to go in again later this summer to make additional repairs. This means the FEMA dollars for this project can now be applied to other higher priority needs in the city that qualify