County Releases Flood Damage Estimates

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County this morning released rough cost estimates from Public Works regarding flood damage from rain storm events leading up to and including the Friday, Sept. 13 severe deluge. Watch for flood damage photos and cost estimates from the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities in the Los Alamos Daily Post shortly.

West holding pond at Pajarito Cliffs Site, culverts blown out, rip rap and culverts washed down the canyon. Cleanup and repair estimates are $350,000. Courtesy/LAC

Six feet deep gravel and mud covering drainage inlet at Ponderosa Estates. The larger ~48” culvert below the muck is not even visible. Estimated cost to remove debris and material is $18,000. Courtesy/LAC

Timber, silt and debris blocking box culvert inlet on North Road – removing debris will cost approximately $7,800. Courtesy/LAC

Removal of sediment from retention pond at east end of the runway will cost an estimated $1,000. Courtesy/LAC

Repair to sedimentation pond and eroded slope at landfill estimated at $250,000. Courtesy/LAC

Removal of sediment from the landfill that washed into LANL’s remediation site at 600 CYs estimated at $25,000. Courtesy/LAC

Rebuilding a block retaining wall at a length of 30 feet and height of 3 feet at ECO Station will cost an estimated $2,000. Courtesy/LAC

The clean up of flood debris and replace 100 linear feet of 8-foot chain link fence at Los Alamos County Airport will cost an estimated $2,500. Courtesy/LAC

A sink hole is forming in the White Rock Visitor Center parking lot – sub-grade and asphalt replacement will be required at an estimated cost of $4,500. Courtesy/LAC

Some 300 feet of shoulder erosion on Camp May Road will require backfill and grading at an estimated cost of $9,500. Courtesy/LAC

Another area of Camp May Road shoulder erosion will require backfill and grading at an estimated $4,500. Courtesy/LAC

Culvert plugged with debris, rocks and silt on Camp May Road – there are five culverts on this road with similar blockage that all need cleaning at an estimated total cost of $12,500. Courtesy/LAC

 

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