Watson, MO breached levee

(Watson) -- Repairs are scheduled for a section of damaged Missouri River levee near Watson.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that a contract has been awarded to Weston Solutions for initial breach repairs to the L550-561 levee system. Corps officials have identified four breaches along the levee system at that location due to flooding that began in March.

The contractor will have 100 days from beginning the project to close the initial breach.