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Corps patches 1,200-foot hole in levee south of Bluffs

Jun 13, 2019 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday notched a first in its efforts to repair badly damaged levees along the Missouri River.

A 1,200-foot hole in the levee south of Council Bluffs was closed.

The breach is one of four priority repairs along the Missouri River between Omaha and Rulo, Nebraska, and it is the first of the four to be completed, said Matthew Krajewski, readiness branch chief for the Omaha district of the corps. There are 40-some breaches in levees between Omaha ...