Public Notices

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting, discuss Pine Creek Dam

Published Oct. 6, 2015

TULSA — The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide updates on the progress of recent improvements to Pine Creek Dam during a public meeting at the Mattie Terry Building in Valliant, Oklahoma, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m.

Stakeholders and local residents are invited to attend as Tulsa District Commander, Col. Richard A. Pratt and technical experts involved in the construction process will brief the public and answer questions.

The Mattie Terry Building is located at 311 Johnson Street, Valliant, Oklahoma.

The $18.7 million project was awarded to Heeter Construction and includes four major activities to improve the dam’s safety and flood risk management capabilities.

The construction and maintenance project consists of cutoff wall construction, installation of vertical and downstream filters, and maintenance to the conduit.

The contractor, Heeter Construction, recently completed the cutoff wall, which is being tested to ensure compliance with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ stringent construction standards.

Weather permitting; the Tulsa District anticipates the Corps of Engineers anticipates construction activities will be complete in the summer of 2016.

Pine Creek Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1958 and the structure was completed in 1969. The dam is located five miles northwest of Wright City, Oklahoma in McCurtain County and impounds the Little River to form Pine Creek Lake. The lake’s missions include flood risk management, water supply, water quality, fish and wildlife habitat and recreation.

For more information about the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visit our website at www.swt.usace.army.mil.


Contact
Brannen Parrish
918-669-7384
Brannen.d.parrish@usace.army.mil

Release no. 15-041

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting, discuss Pine Creek Dam

Published Oct. 6, 2015

TULSA — The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide updates on the progress of recent improvements to Pine Creek Dam during a public meeting at the Mattie Terry Building in Valliant, Oklahoma, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m.

Stakeholders and local residents are invited to attend as Tulsa District Commander, Col. Richard A. Pratt and technical experts involved in the construction process will brief the public and answer questions.

The Mattie Terry Building is located at 311 Johnson Street, Valliant, Oklahoma.

The $18.7 million project was awarded to Heeter Construction and includes four major activities to improve the dam’s safety and flood risk management capabilities.

The construction and maintenance project consists of cutoff wall construction, installation of vertical and downstream filters, and maintenance to the conduit.

The contractor, Heeter Construction, recently completed the cutoff wall, which is being tested to ensure compliance with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ stringent construction standards.

Weather permitting; the Tulsa District anticipates the Corps of Engineers anticipates construction activities will be complete in the summer of 2016.

Pine Creek Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1958 and the structure was completed in 1969. The dam is located five miles northwest of Wright City, Oklahoma in McCurtain County and impounds the Little River to form Pine Creek Lake. The lake’s missions include flood risk management, water supply, water quality, fish and wildlife habitat and recreation.

For more information about the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visit our website at www.swt.usace.army.mil.


Contact
Brannen Parrish
918-669-7384
Brannen.d.parrish@usace.army.mil

Release no. 15-041