May 1, 2017 – We have successfully completed the drilling work required for levee evaluations in MCDD and SDIC. All of the drilling combined added up to about 9,000 feet – which is like drilling a hole from the top of Mt. St. Helens down to below sea level. Average traffic delays for Marine Drive
As of Tuesday, March 28, consultants completed drilling within the roadway of Marine Drive. Levee Ready Columbia appreciates the public’s patience! At this point, we are 87% complete with drilling for MCDD and SDIC.
March 20, 2017 – Levee evaluations continue to progress on schedule! Drilling locations this week will vary along the entire length of the work area on Marine Drive between NE 33rd drive and NE 223rd Ave. Though the exact locations may vary depending on work progress, we expect the following: March 21, lane closures will
March 14, 2017 – Looking for info about lane closures? We are happy to report that we are making great progress and are on schedule. The location of lane closures this week will stretch the entire length of the work area on Marine Drive between NE 33rd drive and NE 223rd Ave. Though the exact locations may
March 10, 2017 – We are excited to report that the first week of levee evaluations on Marine Drive has been progressing on schedule. As of March 9, 2017 we are: 70% complete (all borings 175/251) 100% complete in SDIC (54/54) 61% complete in MCDD (121/197) 18% complete (6/44) for locations on Marine Drive. 22 locations
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January 24, 2017 – The Levee Ready Columbia partners will be meeting tomorrow, from 1-4 p.m. at Gresham City Hall, 1333 Northwest Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR. Partners will discuss upcoming legislative issues and hear presentations on the significance of the Levee Ready Columbia project for regional social equity, recent subcommittee work, and a risk assessment
January 23, 2017 – Geotechnical evaluation of levees in MCDD and SDIC begins today! Please pay attention to closure notices along the 40 mile loop this week (learn more on our drilling page). Lots of heavy equipment around the office as the crew gears up. For pictures, visit our Instagram feed.
November 16, 2016 – Want to learn about the details of our work? This is for you. Check out what we’ve been up to in our recent quarterly report.. You can always learn about us by clicking on our Library page and looking into our Background Information and Budgets.
October 26, 2016 – This week we learned that Multnomah County Drainage District and Sandy Drainage Improvement Company, two of the LRC partners, received $46,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help cover costs associated with December 2015 storms. The storm resulted in a presidentially declared disaster causing damage to a pump station. The funding helps