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May-June 2002 - Mississippi River Flooding
May 21 - Preparations: Workers move construction equipment and materials from low ground to the concrete dock.
May 22 - Water begins to creep under the 1940 bridge and approaches, and onto the access road to the project offices.
May 22 - Water begins to creep under the 1940 bridge and approaches, and onto the access road to the project offices.
May 23 - By the next afternoon, water was over the access roads and approaching the project office trailers.
May 28 - Team members travel around the flooded construction site by boat.
May 29 - The local media interviews resident engineer Gowen Dishman of HNTB on how the flooding is affecting work at the site.
June 3 - Chuck Faggard and Theresa Hunt of HNTB prepare for their morning commute to the project office trailer. The half-mile ride from a nearby levee takes about 10 minutes.
June 4 - Project team members arrive at the office trailer by boat. Water on the parking lot was approximately four feet high.
Breakwater for Pier 38 on May 15. The inset shows the river level prior to high water. For reference, the horizontal beams are 3 feet (0.9 meters) wide.
Trees and other debris carried by the strong river current wash up against the Pier 38 breakwater.