Completion of an Army Corps of Engineers report is a milestone on the cities' journey toward completing a flood diversion project. In the new year the focus will turn to Washington, where Congress may consider funding for the project that will help protect 200,000 people from Red River flooding.
Army Corps approves Fargo-Moorhead flood protection plan, Congress next
The leader of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed off on the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project that was three years in the making. Now the plan heads to Washington for what Sen. Kent Conrad calls "the difficult work of convincing our colleagues in Congress that the project should be authorized and funded."