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Project: Carmel River Floodplain and Environmental Enhancement Project

Description: Construction of a 520-foot flood bypass or causeway under State Hwy 1, remove approximately 2,900 linear feet of non-engineered farm levees in conjunction with lowering the south bank farm levee elevation along the south bank of the Carmel River, remove blister at north-east portion of property, and re-contour farm levees on eastern edge of property. Total project amount includes State support costs for project implementation.

Reference Number: 3860-PM-470

Implemented By: County of Monterey

Objective: Flood protection.

Type: Acquisition Easement, Restoration

Total Cost: $16,182,065.09

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Monterey

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution4/5/2016$11,137,000.00
Prop. 84, Flood Corridor Program11/27/2018$8,320.30
Prop. 1E, Flood Corridor Program11/28/2018$5,036,744.79

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition EasementFlood Control/Protection Corridor36acres acquired
RestorationEcosystem: Agricultural Lands36acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat90acres restored/assessed/managed


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