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Marine Drive Evaluations Continue

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

Marine Drive Progress Report

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

Levee Evaluation Update

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

Partners Meeting Tomorrow!

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

Drilling Work Begins!

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.

Quarterly Report: Summer 2016

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.

FEMA Aid for December Storm

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

Lessons from around the NW

September 28, 2016 – Staff from Levee Ready Columbia returned from Yakima, Washington and the Northwest Regional Floodplain Management association’s annual conference with much acclaim from our peers. The conference provided opportunities to meet with other flood plain managers around the northwest to share strategies and lessons learned. What we learned from these meetings is