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Project: Los Angeles County Drainage Area (LACDA)

Description: The project provides 100-year flood protection for over 500,000 people within 14 urban communities, spreading over 82 square miles of property in the County of Los Angeles. The project increase the flood carrying capacity of the lower Los Angeles River, Rio Honda, and lower portion of Compton Creek. It encompasses 21 miles of levee embankment improvements and parapet wall construction, widening parts of the channel, modification to 24 railroad, traffic, utility and pedestrian bridge crossings, and landscaping improvements. The project also provides flood protection to 36 miles of State- owned highway and freeway facilities.

Reference Number: 3860-PM-336

Implemented By: Los Angeles County Flood Control District

Objective: Multipurpose - Flood Control, river restoration, wildlife and habitat restoration, or park and recreational features

Type: Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $219,546,000.00

Project Status: Complete but Not Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 10/31/2021    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Los Angeles

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution1/27/2020$150,306,548.16
Local Contribution9/18/2020$27,655,780.74
Prop. 84, Flood Control Subventions Program9/18/2020$7,649,408.34
Prop. 1E, Flood Control Subventions Program9/18/2020$33,934,262.76

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Infrastructure ImprovementFlood Control Subventions  


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