Flood Protection: Phase II & Phase III Design Concept Open House

Members of the Souris River Joint Board and engineers from Ackerman Estvold and Bar Engineering held a public input meeting at Perkett School last night. The design work for Minot’s west-side flood protection is ~30% complete; this meeting was intended to present the progress and gather public feedback.

Here are the important points:

  • This meeting was for Phase II & Phase III portions of the project which runs from east side of the 83-bypass, along the north side of Souris Valley Golf course, across 16th street, and then up to the railroad tracks just south of 2nd Ave SW.
  • The engineering team is hoping to begin construction in 2017. The construction process is expected to take 2-3 construction seasons.
  • The cost of the work is estimated at $43 million. It will be paid for by an allocation from the 2015¬†legislature and funds from Minot’s sales tax.
  • Your comments on the design concept are wanted. Contribute your thoughts on this page of the Mouse River Flood Protection Plan website.

Ryan Ackerman of Ackerman Estvold Engineering Speaks on Tonights Meeting

View Design Renderings Below

Click on each image for a larger picture. Click on the ‘PDF version’ link at the top for a high-resolution zoomable version.

Phase II – Bypass to 16th Street Overview

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Minot Flood Protection, Phase II Design Overview - 83 Bypass to 16th Street.

Phase III – 16th Street to Railroad Tracks

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Phase III - 16th Street SW to Railroad Tracks

Centennial Park Design Concept Close-up

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Minot Flood Protection - Phase II Design

Phase II – Souris Valley Golf Course Holes 2 & 12

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Minot Flood Protection Impact on Souris Valley Golf Course

Phase II – Souris Valley Golf Course Holes 3 & 4

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Souris Valley Golf Course Flood Protection Impacts on Holes 3 & 4.

Phase II – Impacts on Wee Links

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Minot Flood Protection - Phase II - Wee Links Design Concept

Phase II – Centennial Forest Concept

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The Centinnial Forest design concept allows collection of storm run-off within the system.

Phase II Design – Conceptual Rendering of Perkett Pump Station

Minot Flood Protection Design Concept for Perkett Pump Station

Phase II Design Concept – 16th Street Road Closure Structure

Closure Structure-Barr D-Size Paper-page-001

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