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East Camp, Gallatin Flood Risk Management Project

FACT SHEET (As of May 2018)

Published May 1, 2018

 East Camp, Gallatin Flood Risk Management Project

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AUTHORIZATION: Section 205, 1948 Flood Control Act, (PL 80-858), as amended.

TYPE OF PROJECT: Flood Risk Management.

PROJECT PHASE:  Feasibility

LOCATION: The East Camp Creek sub-basin consists of two main stems: East Camp Creek and Town Creek located in Sumner County, TN. Town Creek runs through downtown Gallatin, TN and is a tributary of East Camp Creek which flows into Old Hickory Lake. 

CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST: Black (TN-06), Alexander (TN), Corker (TN)

NON-FEDERAL SPONSOR: City of Gallatin, TN

BACKGROUND: Gallatin was hit with 12-14 inches of rain during the May 2010 event. Town Creek flooded Highway 31E causing a severe disruption of emergency services and $500,000 in damage to public facilities. Additionally, FEMA reported approximately 400 Individual Assistance Applicants from East Camp Creek and its tributaries. Gallatin experienced even more severe rainfall during an event in August 2010. 

IMPORTANCE: Town Creek has repeatedly flooded high enough to cover parts of State Highway 31E. This causes a significant disruption of traffic through the City, greatly lengthening the route that police, fire, and emergency rescue responders stationed in the downtown area must travel to reach portions of their district on the opposite side of the highway. The increased travel time creates a risk to life and safety.

STATUS:  Project is in Feasibility Phase.

BUDGET ($):  Estimated feasibility project costs are shown below.

 

Total Estimated Cost

$1,140,000

Federal Cost Estimate

670,000

Non-Federal Cost Estimate

570,000

 

 

Federal Funds Data

 

Allocation thru FY 2017

$425,000

Allocation for FY 2018

$185,000

Balance to Complete

$60,000

President’s Budget for FY 2019

0

               

SCHEDULE:

FY2017 Completed Work:  Completed field work and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.

FY2018 Scheduled Work:  Complete draft feasibility report and begin reviews.

Completion: FY2019

For more information regarding the East Camp, Gallatin TN project, contact Lacey Thomason, Project Manager, phone: (615) 736-7308, email:  Lacey.M.Thomason@usace.army.mil