US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

Southwest Valley Flood Reduction Project Phase 2C Awarded

Albuquerque District Public Affairs
Published July 23, 2014
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., -- Jerry Nieto, project manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, points to where construction of the Southwest Valley Flood Reduction Phase 2C Project will occur.  Nieto recently attended a media conference, organized by Bernalillo County, to discuss a variety of projects under construction in the Southwest Valley.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., -- Jerry Nieto, project manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, points to where construction of the Southwest Valley Flood Reduction Phase 2C Project will occur. Nieto recently attended a media conference, organized by Bernalillo County, to discuss a variety of projects under construction in the Southwest Valley.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., -- Phase 2C of the Southwest Valley Flood Reduction Project was awarded July 15, 2014. The cost of construction for this Phase is approximately $4,000,000.

 

The Southwest Valley Flood Reduction Project consists of reconstruction and widening of the Isleta, Armijo, and Los Padillas Drains for the purpose of flood reduction in the southwest valley of Bernalillo County, and new channel construction to connect these drains for discharge to the Rio Grande through the Durand Open Space. These new channels have been completed.

 

Phase 2C of this project  includes constructing a haul route which will run along the Arenal Ditch, between Don Andres Road and Arenal Road, and adjacent to Rio Grande High School, and construction of pond 187 south of Don Andres road. Construction of Phase 2C is scheduled to be completed by November 30, 2014.