Army Corps Receiving Funding for Missouri River Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District will receive approximately $278 million under the Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act. Almost $249 million of that is to repair damages caused by the 2019 flood to the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project along the Missouri River from Rulo, Nebraska. to St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to Missouri River repairs, several lakes in the area will benefit from the funding. Tuttle Creek Lake in Manhattan, Kansas, will receive $15 million to repair rock embankments on the dam and perform other dam maintenance and infrastructure repairs. Overall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received $17.1 billion in infrastructure funds across the nation for its Civil Works programs, projects and activities that will help the nation address current and future water resources infrastructure needs. The act’s appropriations also enable the Corps of Engineers to regulate development in waters of the United States.

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