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Last Chance To Comment On Pueblo’s Arkansas River Levee Recreation Master Plan

One of the last chances for the public to give input on future recreation along the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo comes during an open house at Pueblo City Hall Thursday, May 10  from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The city, along … Continue reading

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Work on Pueblo Levee Wrapping Up for the Season

Work on the Arkansas River levee that protects downtown Pueblo from flooding is winding down for the season. Planning for the next phase is underway. Removing and replacing the concrete facing from more than a half mile of the original … Continue reading

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A Reprieve for Pueblo’s Corn Maiden Mural

As repairs on the aging Arkansas River levee move ahead, heavy equipment will cut through the image of a corn maiden, along with scores of other paintings that cover the 2.8-mile long levee. Construction workers are taking extra care as … Continue reading

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Arkansas River Levee Work Expected to Resume in February

The Pueblo Conservancy District is moving forward to find a contractor for the next phase of work to repair the Arkansas River Levee. Contractors will need to remove 12 feet of dirt and concrete from the top of the existing … Continue reading

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Pueblo Levee Repair Work to Get a Late Start

Work to repair and extend the levees that protect downtown Pueblo from flooding will likely get underway again early next year, a little later than expected. This phase of the project includes taking about 12 feet off the top of the … Continue reading

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Construction Changes to Cause Loss of Pueblo Levee Mural Sooner than Expected

A lot of dirt needs to get moved to repair the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo, and plans for the repairs are changing so that dirt can be put to use on other projects. Those changes may affect efforts to … Continue reading

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Planners Discuss Recreation on the Levee in Pueblo

Work on the first phase of rebuilding the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo is complete, and the conservancy district that oversees the levee is starting to look at potential recreational opportunities as they plan the rest of the repairs. In … Continue reading

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Rules for Repainting Pueblo Levee Mural Under Discussion

Repair work on the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo is destroying the world’s largest mural. The Pueblo Conservancy District board oversees the levee. It’s preparing guidelines to cover design, approval, and maintenance for new artwork. They got mixed comments from … Continue reading

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Cost of Pueblo Levee Repairs Expected to Rise

Initial work to rebuild the aging Arkansas River levee in Pueblo is winding down. Structural issues discovered during this phase will likely mean the project will cost more than originally projected. Work began late last year to lower the height and … Continue reading

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Demolition Underway as Major Repairs Begin on Arkansas River Levee in Pueblo

Demolition work has begun to remove the top 12 feet of a section of the Arkansas River Levee in Pueblo. It’s part of the first phase of a project to repair the aging structure and meet FEMA flood control guidelines. … Continue reading

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