The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District is working in partnership with local, state and federal agencies in response to the severe storms and tornadoes, which impacted western Kentucky Dec. 10-11, 2021. When disasters occur, USACE works under the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support state and local governments in responding to major disasters.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District received a mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin debris removal and disposal in Graves County, Kentucky, which includes the town of Mayfield.
The original mission assignment was authorized for the removal and disposal of up to two million cubic yards of debris with a value not to exceed $120 million.
*The infographic has been updated to reflect right-of-way debris removal operations. Completion percentage is based on approximately 400,000 cubic yards of debris in the public right of way.