Flood Resiliency

Conti Civil’s expertise in this sector has evolved over time from post-hurricane projects to pump stations, levees, weir reconstruction and floodwall construction projects.  We have a proven record of delivering complex flood mitigation projects which result in benefits for the communities where we live and work. 

Best Project Award 2017, Water/Environment, Mississippi River Levee 4.2

Best Project Award 2017, Water/Environment, Mississippi River Levee 4.2

Flood Resiliency Projects

Spring/Fishburne US 17 Drainage Improvements
Location:
South Carolina
Value:
$52M
Status:
In Progress
Spring/Fishburne US 17 Drainage Improvements

This drainage project will offer a solution to alleviate frequent flooding that causes property damage and heavy traffic along this critical corridor. It will improve drainage in an area that covers approximately 20% of the City of Charleston.

Jersey City Medical Center
Location:
New Jersey
Value:
$35M
Status:
In Progress
Jersey City Medical Center

The Project involves the construction of flood mitigation measures at JCMC’s Wilzig Hospital in accordance with the flood mitigation strategy as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) Hazard Mitigation.

Neuse River Weir Replacement
Location:
North Carolina
Value:
$2M
Status:
Completed
Neuse River Weir Replacement

This project would return a greater portion of natural flow to the main stem of the Neuse River, providing uplift in ecological function to include increased food supply, increased velocity and improvement in successful fish migration upstream.

Caernarvon Canal Floodwall
Location:
Louisiana
Value:
$55.3M
Status:
Completed
Caernarvon Canal Floodwall

Conti was the self-perform contractor for this milestone project which included building an enormous floodwall along the Caernarvon Canal with ties into the Mississippi River levee, the largest highway roller gate in the LPV system, a massive in-water sector gate across the canal and a railroad swing gate.

West Bank and Vicinity-Mississippi River Levee 4.2
Location:
Louisiana
Value:
$45M
Status:
Completed
West Bank and Vicinity-Mississippi River Levee 4.2

Conti constructed approximately 6,589 linear feet of new concrete floodwall stretching from Oak Road to the Belle Chase Ferry Landing. The floodwall has a final elevation of 24.5 feet.

SELA 7b Harahan Pump to the River, South Discharge Tubes
Location:
Louisiana
Value:
$23.8M
Status:
Completed
SELA 7b Harahan Pump to the River, South Discharge Tubes

Conti constructed SELA-07b consisting of three 84-inch cement lined steel pipes connecting the discharge pipes from a pump station to a levee crossing and outlet structure for discharge into the Mississippi River.

Highway 23 and Railroad Flood Wall and Gates
Location:
Louisiana
Value:
$10.4M
Status:
Completed
Highway 23 and Railroad Flood Wall and Gates

Conti constructed two 53-foot wide swing gates across Louisiana’s busy Highway 23, a 25-foot-wide swing gate across existing active railroad tracks and T-wall floodwalls that tie in to other HSDRRS projects.