USACE, partners celebrate completion of first federal component of flood diversion project
Col. Eric Swenson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, commander, left; Sen. John Hoeven (ND); Michael Conner, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works; and Dr. Tim Mahoney, city of Fargo, North Dakota, mayor, and chair of the Metro Flood Diversion Authority unveil the Diversion Inlet Structure plaque during a ceremony at the Fargo City Hall Oct. 27. The group was there to commemorate the completion of the Diversion Inlet Structure, the first major federal component of the flood diversion project, that will reduce flood risks to nearly 260,000 citizens within the Fargo-Moorhead Metro Area and 70 square miles of infrastructure.

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