Tag: flood


Vinci Will Build $580M Calgary Project To Avoid Epic Flood Repeat

May 24, 2022

Via: ENR

Vinci Construction has begun work on a giant flood control project in Alberta designed to prevent a repeat of one of the most devastating natural disasters in Canadian history. The French infrastructure giant leads construction of the Springbank off-stream reservoir […]


Communities Prepare as Mississippi River Hits Flood Stage, Spillway Opens in Louisiana

April 10, 2020

Via: ENR

Flood protections, including a temporary floodwall made of HESCO barriers, were erected in Davenport, Iowa, with assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Rock Island District on April 8 in anticipation of the Mississippi River cresting 18 ft, considered […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

More states invest in flood control programs

August 13, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The Army Corps plays a big role in the development of flood control strategies and has turned to public-private partnerships (P3s) to achieve its goals in that area of construction. Work recently restarted on a $2.8 billion Army Corps flood […]