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Nebraska gets $50M for dam destroyed during 2019 floods – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-05-01 17:40:25 –

Omaha, Nebraska (AP) —Federal officials donated more than $ 50 million to Nebraska to build the Niobrara River Dam, which collapsed during the devastating floods of March 2019, and a man who lived just below it. Killed.

Omaha World Herald Report The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the award on Friday.

This funding is intended to cover 75% of the cost of the project, with the rest coming from state and local sources.

The 93-year-old Spencer Dam was overwhelmed by the proliferation of ice rocks, with several lumps up to 2 feet thick and 20 feet long. The storm also caused other major damage throughout Nebraska.

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