As of April 15, approximately 38 percent of the lower 48 states remained in some level of drought. The Tulsa District, which includes the Red River and Arkansas River watersheds, varied from normal conditions in some eastern areas to the exceptional drought level in western portions.
The Tulsa District Corps of Engineers report Kiewit Construction has removed eight of the 18 roadway spans over Keystone Dam. Modifications to the bridge piers are currently taking place.
The MKARNS, short for McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, serves Oklahoma as a marine highway to the Gulf of Mexico and the world at large. It provides transport of goods to and from Oklahoma worth $1.8 billion dollars in local commerce.
In honor of Women’s History Month and our focus on STEM careers, in this edition of the Employee Spotlight we feature Biologist Tonya Dunn.