34 projects authorized by water legislation

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 10, 2014 at 10:40 am •  Published: June 10, 2014
Advertisement
;

President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, authorizing 34 water projects across the country at a total cost of $12.3 billion over the next 10 years. The projects are:

NAVIGATION

— Sabine Neches Waterway, Texas and Louisiana, $748 million.

— Jacksonville Harbor, Mile Point, Jacksonville, Florida, $27.8 million.

— Savannah Harbor, Savannah, Georgia, $492 million.

— Freeport Harbor, Freeport, Texas, $121 million.

— Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral, Florida, $29.2 million.

— Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, $216.4 million.

— Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach County, Florida, $57.5 million.

— Jacksonville Harbor, Jacksonville, Florida., $362 million.

FLOOD-RISK MANAGEMENT

— Topeka, Kansas, $17.3 million.

— Natomas Basin, California, $760.6 million.

— Cedar Rapids, Iowa, $73.1 million.

— Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, $846.7 million.

— Ohio River Shoreline, Paducah, Kentucky, $13.1 million.

— Springfield, Missouri, $13.5 million.

— San Joaquin River Basin, California, $23.6 million.

— Sutter Basin, California, $255.2 million.

— Truckee Meadows, Nevada, $181.6 million.

Continue reading this story on the...