Expiration date: 12/29/2015
The applicant, St. Louis District, Corps of Engineers, is seeking authorization to correct a deficiency in the design of underseepage controls in the Mel Price section of the Wood River levee system, Madison County, Illinois. Uncontrolled underseepage and conveyance of earthen materials that form the foundation of the levee are occurring, and the potential for levee failure is a major problem. The proposed work is part of an overall deficiency correction and reconstruction of several project features. The public notices details issues, corrective actions, impacts, and mitigation for the proposed project. In addition, the public notice contains a hyper link to the environmental assessment completed by the St. Louis District Environmental Branch for the proposed work. The public notice opens December 8, 2015 and closes December 29, 2015.