FLOOD CONTROL

Partners selected for FM Diversion project

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – The FM Diversion is moving forward with the selection of three major contractors that will design and build the 30-mile long diversion channel. The $935 million bid from the Red River Alliance was slightly above the Diversion Authority’s estimate.¬†¬†Members of the alliance include a company based in Spain. The alliance will work with the Army Corps of…

The Chamber discusses F-M Diversion project

This is the biggest project that's in the bonding bill."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Chamber holds an Eggs and Issues discussion with members of the legislation to talk about a $435.5 million bonding bill on the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project. At just under $800 million, House bill 1431 is proposing a series of projects in the Fargo-Moorhead area. One project in the bill will take a little over half of…

MN Diversion Opponents Ask Federal Judge to Intervene on Project

Minnesota state officials asked U.S. District Judge John Tunheim to block construction until the DNR grants a dam safety permit

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota opponents to the F-M Flood Diversion asked a federal judge to stop construction on the project citing environmental concerns. A groundbreaking for the $2.1 billion cross-border flood control project took place in Horace on Monday. Minnesota state officials asked U.S. District Judge John Tunheim to block construction until the DNR grants a dam safety…