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Tag: HESCO barriers
  • Corps awards $1.3 million contract for LA River barrier installation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $1.3 million contract to JF Engineering of Pomona, California, Jan. 9 to install roughly 3 miles of temporary protective barriers to increase bank height along the most vulnerable reaches of the LA River that will restore channel capacity and reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses.
  • Corps announces interim risk reduction measures on LA River

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis Jan. 8 to announce that the Corps will begin interim risk reduction measures to improve flood protection on the Los Angeles River during El Niño. The District received emergency funding to begin work next week on an area of the river that spans from Griffith Park to Elysian Valley.