Red River Valley Alliance in the News
FM Area Diversion project featured in Engineering News-Record
Taming the Red River Following decades of destructive flooding, an innovative project partnership seeks to provide an antidote for
I-29 Bypass Lanes Open to Traffic
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 2, 2023 Contact Tara Ekren, PIO Red River Valley Alliance 701-306-3294 (cell) |
FM Area Diversion Expands Outdoor Recreation
Diversion greenway provides ‘generational opportunity’ to expand outdoor recreation in Cass County The Metro Flood Diversion Authority is planning recreation
First major portion of FM Diversion completed
(Horace, ND) — A prominent piece of flood protection for Fargo, Moorhead, and neighboring communities is wrapping up construction. The Metro
Construction Milestone Nearing
Work on the FM Area Diversion continues, and the inlet structure is nearing completion. Once complete the project will provide
I-29 Northbound Lane Closure
FM Area Diversion construction necessitates I-29 northbound lane closure An approximately one-mile stretch of the northbound passing lane (left lane)
GIVING THE RED RIVER BACK TO THE COMMUNITY
The Red River Valley Alliance (RRVA) is responsible for developing, designing, constructing, operating and maintaining a portion of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion project. This includes construction of the diversion channel and the associated infrastructure including bridges, railway crossings and aqueducts, plus operation and maintenance for 30 years. The FM Area Diversion is the first public-private partnership (P3) for flood protection in North America.
All project updates can be found on the Metro Flood Diversion Authority’s website. Job opportunities and subcontractor procurement information is available through RRVA’s construction joint venture, ASN Constructors.