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What does it do?

The Common Features Project was designed to strengthen the River levees so they can safely pass a  flow of 160,000 cubic feet per second(cfs).

Features:
The Common Features Project has  installed roughly 24 miles of slurry wall up to  depths of 80-feet, raised levees to provide  adequate freeboard, addressed slope stability  issues and corrected some erosion problems.

Construction Schedule:
The work under the WRDA 96/99 authorization was completed in January 2016. This project is in its close out phase. A completion ceremony is scheduled for April 8, 2016.

Cost:
Current Authorization is $270 million for the overall Project.


  ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS:

2014 Feb Draft Emvironmental Assessment/Initial Study American River Watershed Common Features Lower American River Features as Modified by WRDA 1999 Natomas East Main Drain Canal North Extension Sacramento, County, California
2013 July Notice of Intent Lower American River Common Features Remaining Sites, Sites L7, L10, R3A, and R7
2013 July Draft Environmental Assessment/Initial Study - American River Common Features, WRDA 96 Remaining Sites L7, L10, R3A and R7
2012 June Draft Environmental Assessment/Iniital Study American River Common Features Lower American River Features as Modified by WRDA 1999 Jacob Lane Levee Improvements Reach C Element
2012 June Recirculated Draft Enviromental Assessment/Initial study American River Common Features WRDA 96 Remaining Sites, Site R10 (Watt Avenue)
2012 June Draft Environmental Assessment/Initial Study American River Common Features lower American River Features as Modified by WRDA 1999 Natomas East Main Drain Canal
 
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