Levee Rehab Complete

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed the rehabilitation project to the Dayton Levee. The rehabilitation efforts were due to the damage sustained from the February 2020 events.

See below a before and after comparison documenting the damages and the extent to the improvements. These photos were taken in the same location, nearest to the Juvenile Fishing Pond and Dayton Dog Park.

BEFORE - Dated Feb. 7, 2020. This photo demonstrates damages and emergency response activities.

Touchet River levee near Fish Pond

After - Dated Nov. 4, 2020. This photos show the extent of the improvements to the levee system.

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Previous notice:


  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is the lead agency for this rehabilitation project
  • The USACE has contracted with a private contractor to perform the rehabilitation construction work
  • The contractor will mobilize to the sites on Oct. 9, 2020
  • Construction is anticipated to run from Oct. 13 - Nov. 14 between the hours of 7:00 am - 5:00 pm (Mon. - Fri.)
  • Levee path closures are anticipated - construction sites should be avoided by the public to ensure public and contractor safety. The contractor will be putting up barricades to close and/or limit access to work areas
  • There are 9 total sites that will be rehabilitated during this project. Sites 2, 3, 4, and 5 are within the city limits of Dayton. The remaining sites are in unincorporated Columbia County


Site Plans (damage sites, access routes, and staging/laydown areas)

USACE Damage Inventory

Cooperation Agreement with the United States of America