Accession Number : ADA139576

Title :   Flood Control, Mississippi River, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Descriptive Note : Final environmental impact statement.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS ST PAUL MN ST PAUL DISTRICT

PDF Url : ADA139576

Report Date : Oct 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 240

Abstract : The proposed action is a flood control project consisting of levees, road raises, flood wall, road and rail closures, and interior drainage facilities in the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. The plan would cover about 69 acres of land by levees and road raises, of which an estimated 30 acres is vegetated by productive march and floodplain forest. An additional 20 acres of undeveloped marsh would ve converted into an interior drainage ponding area. About 3.4 acres of a northern pike spawning area would be filled by levees.

Descriptors :   *Flood control, Wisconsin, Urban areas, Mississippi River, Levees, Environmental impact statements

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE