Sioux Falls requests federal funds to expedite flood work

A 10-year, $50 million flood-control project in Sioux Falls, S.D., must be accelerated after the Federal Emergency Management Agency releases new maps that place 1,600 more homes in the city's flood plain. Legislators pledged to make funds available for the project, which will raise levees along the Big Sioux River and Skunk Creek, following a successful lobbying effort by the Sioux Falls mayor.

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