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Corps of Engineers hosts ribbon cutting for Ridgway flood protection project

Published Oct. 15, 2018
The Ridgway project is a part of the Corps’ PL84-99 program, which is intended to work with local sponsors to ensure flood-protection projects damaged by storms are quickly repaired.  Work at Ridgway included replaced streambank protection, removal of debris within the steam channel and replaced portions of the existing masonry stone retaining wall.

The Ridgway project is a part of the Corps’ PL84-99 program, which is intended to work with local sponsors to ensure flood-protection projects damaged by storms are quickly repaired. Work at Ridgway included replaced stream bank protection, removal of debris within the steam channel and replaced portions of the existing masonry stone retaining wall.

 WHO:   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District and the Borough of Ridgway

WHAT: The Army Corps of Engineers and the Borough of Ridgway are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the rehabilitation of the local flood-protection project on Elk Creek in Ridgway, Pennsylvania.  

WHEN: 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17 

WHERE: 144 North Broad Street, Ridgway, PA 15853

WHY:  The Pittsburgh District works in partnership with local communities to develop flood-protection projects that are designed to protect lives and property.  

PROJECT INFORMATION: The Ridgway project is a part of the Corps’ PL84-99 program, which is intended to work with local sponsors to ensure flood-protection projects damaged by storms are quickly repaired.  Work at Ridgway included replaced stream bank protection, removal of debris within the steam channel and replaced portions of the existing masonry stone retaining wall.

Work began in October 2017 at an approximate cost of $800,000. It was completed ahead of schedule and within budget.

RESOURCES: For more information, visit; www.lrp.usace.army.mil

 

CONTACT: Public Affairs Office at 412-395-7500 or Email: CELRP-PA@usace.army.mil

 

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