Public Works

Timeline for Permanent Flood Control System


The Flood Control System Master Plan includes a sequence strategy to guide the construction of the project. This implementation plan is in addition to an already established interim flood protection plan that remains in place today.

The sequence/timeline was developed to answer three primary needs:

  1. Technical engineering as well as social, economic, and development considerations.
  2. The prioritization provides the greatest risk reduction as early as possible, while ensuring constructing one area would not jeopardize other areas. 
  3. The plan will be flexible to accommodate funding availability, potential development opportunities and shovel-readiness for additional grant opportunities.

Considerations when developing the sequencing:

  • Hydraulic impacts on other areas
  • Enhanced interim protection ability 
  • Protection of critical infrastructure 
  • Property currently owned by City 
  • Encourages complementary development 
  • Emergency access
Timeline for Flood Control System 

 Sequence Area Anticipated Timeline 
NewBo / Sinclair  0 - 5 years out
Czech Village 0 - 5 years out
8th Ave Bridge 
Replacement/Elevation
0 - 5 years out
North Industrial
(east side of river, north of Quaker Oats to I-380)
5 - 10 years out
Kingston Village 5 - 10 years out
Downtown 10+ years out
Time Check 10+ years out
Cargill south 15+ years out
Ingredion
(8th Ave Bridge to 12th Avenue Bridge)
15+ years out
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