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ARRA contract awarded for final part of Duck Creek flood protection project

Published Dec. 1, 2009

Louisville, Ky – Work will soon begin on an American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) contract that was awarded  in November for work on the Duck Creek Local Flood Protection Project in Cincinnati, Ohio. The contract was awarded to Mainline Road and Bridge Construction, Ind., Dayton, Ohio. It includes work on the final segment, “4C,” of the floodwall and levee project.

It was awarded with a combination of ARRA and Omnibus funds. The ARRA portion is $3.646 million and the FY09 Omnibus portion was $771,000. The work will involve construction of floodwalls, a precast concrete arch culvert, and other features between Interstate 71 and the northern limits of the Ilsco Corporation property along Duck Creek Road.

The work will begin in December of 2009, and it will complete the Duck Creek project. The work should be finished by late spring of 2011.