$2.2 million Tulsa flood control project completed

$2.2 million Tulsa flood control project completed

CREATED May 12, 2014

 TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management director Albert Ashwood will announce the completion of a new $2.2 million flood control project on Monday.

Bartlett and Ashwood will be joined by Tulsa City Councilors G.T. Bynum and Blake Ewing at a 10 a.m. news conference. The Crow Creek Flood Control Project will help lower the flood risk for 62 neighborhood homes in Tulsa.

The project was made possible through a $1.5 million grant from FEMA. The city of Tulsa used funds from the stormwater utility fee to cover the remaining amount needed for the project.

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