Tag: Flooding

Helping Communities Build Resilience

By Bruce Ommen, PE If there’s one attribute that individuals, business owners, communities, and government agencies have needed in 2020 it’s this: Resilience. Resilience is the ability to recover quickly and bounce back from difficult situations. This year has given us all a lot of practice in doing just that. About the Expert: Bruce Ommen,… Read More »

Another Award Shines Spotlight on US 34 Flood Repair Project

John Hunt William deRosset The Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers (CASFM) added its voice to those praising the results of the US 34 permanent repairs, awarding the project its 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Award. The project provided permanent repairs to the US 34 corridor along the Big Thompson River near Loveland, Colorado. The… Read More »

Award Winning Project Adds Resilience to Canyon Highway

By John Hunt, PE In September 2013 a flood devastated parts of Colorado, taking lives, destroying homes, and damaging critical infrastructure and transportation networks. The flooding was especially crippling to many mountain corridors north of Denver, where hundreds of miles of road were washed out, cutting off access to many small mountain towns. Among the… Read More »