Kansas City Levee Project Explained

So many KCMO newbie amateur urban planners will hype a crosswalk or glorified speed bump but they often miss the big picture . . . Here's a peek at REAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORK wherein success isn't assured but chance of impact on the landscape will be apparent win or lose.

Take look . . .

"Currently the Kansas City District is constructing the Kansas Citys Levees Program, also known as the KC Levees. This program is one of the largest and most complex civil works projects the Kansas City District has delivered. The goal is to reduce the risk of flooding by 200% through improving the resiliency and reliability of 17 miles of existing levee and floodwall systems within the Argentine, Armourdale and Central Industrial District areas of Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri."

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Leading the way: Kansas Citys Levees Program

Unless you work or live near the Missouri and Kansas Rivers, the significance of the rivers may not be at the forefront of your mind. It is, however, at the forefront of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District's mind. The Kansas City,