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District awards contract for Farrenburg Levee Phase 5 project

Memphis District Public Affairs Office
Published Sept. 4, 2020
Farrenburg Levee Phase 5 project

FARRENBURG LEVEE PHASE 5 project consists of replacing two culverts that cross under the Farrenburg Levee; closing a gap in the levee; and raising sections of the levee to the authorized grade.

Congratulations to the Farrenburg Levee Phase 5 Project Delivery Team (PDT) for advancing their project to the important Contract Award milestone. The team awarded the contract to VuCon, LLC. on August 30. Work the contractor will perform consists of replacing two culverts, which have reached their life expectancy,  that cross under the Farrenbeurg Levee, closing a gap in the levee and raising sections of the levee to the authorized grade. Drainage infrastructure like this is a vital part of the overall levee protection system.

The project is located in New Madrid, Missouri and our much appreciated local project Partner is St. John’s Levee and Drainage District of Missouri.

The PDT members who advanced this project and awarded the contract are Project Manager Eric White, Jeff Glass (technical lead), Kevin Keller (cost engineering), Josh Neisen (real estate),  Sean Pezeshk (structural engineering), Leon Birmingham (construction), Sabrina Gell and Cody Isbell (geotechnical), Andrea Carpenter (environmental), Josh McLarty (hydraulics), Marsalis Roddy (mechanical engineering), and Sequoria Wilson (contracting).

Congratulations team!