City of Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Learns from Past Floods to Protect City

Cedar Rapids flooded in three years before Minot, and there are enough similarities between the town and recovery that their work is worth watching. This article from Engineering News-Record provides a nice recap of their progress and calls particular attention to making use of opportunities as they present themselves. Flood fight days are a huge minority of the time; in Cedar Rapids, they also planned and built for all those other days.

This article was sourced from:

Jeff Yoders, Engineering New-Record

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Josh Wolsky

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