Natural Resources

Floodplain Study and LOMR Application

Floodplain Study and LOMR Application

Town of Broadus and Powder River County, MT

Project Features

  • The effective floodplain for the Powder River is no detailed and is Zone A. This complicates the administration of the floodplain ordinance
  • Conduct a detailed hydraulic analysis of the Powder River floodplain for distance two miles upstream and two miles downstream of the Highway 212/59 Bridge
  • The floodplain study was submitted to FEMA in a LOMR application
  • The application is currently under review by FEMA and the DNRC
  • Project cost $40,000

Project Grants

  • Coal Board 50%

Project Activities

  • Planning
  • Public meetings
  • Conceptual design
  • Design
  • Permitting
  • Bidding assistance
  • Field inspections
  • Coordination with MDT
  • Construction management

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