Shoshone County Levees

(Full reports are on file at our office: 700 Bank Street, Wallace, ID. Public Works Department)

Pine Creek Levees

Cataldo Levee

 

Pine Creek Levee Segment 1 (back to top)

  • CURRENT RATING: MINIMALLY ACCEPTABLE

    PREVIOUS RATING: MINIMALLY ACCEPTABLE - May 2007

    • The Pine Creek Levee Segment 1 was inspected on 10 August 2011 by the following personnel:

      • Tyler Quick - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Brian Stenehjem, COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Michael Gonia - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Travis Gross - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • John Specht - Shoshone County, Emergency Manager

      The local sponsor of Pine Creek Levee Segment 1 is Shoshone County. John Specht, emergency management director for Shoshone County, was present during the levee inspection. Pine Creek Levee Segment 1 is located along the right bank of Pine Creek from River Mile (RM) 7.4 to RM 5.5 and is approximately 11,300 linear feet. To reach the upstream end of the levee, take I-90 east and exit at Pinehurst. Take a right onto Division, and continue approximately 6 miles. Take a right on West Fork Pine Creek Road. Take a left at the fork in the road and follow West Fork Pine Creek Road to Melissy Bridge and levee on right. The team walked the levee beginning at the upstream end.See Map

       

Pine Creek Levee Segment 2. (back to top)

  • CURRENT RATING: MINIMALLY ACCEPTABLE

    PREVIOUS RATING: MINIMALLY ACCEPTABLE - May 2007

    • The Pine Creek Levee Segment 2 was inspected on 10 August 2011 by the following personnel:

      • Tyler Quick - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Brian Stenehjem, COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Michael Gonia - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Travis Gross - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • John Specht - Shoshone County, Emergency Manager

      The local sponsor of Pine Creek Levee Segment 2 is Shoshone County. John Specht, emergency management director for Shoshone County, was present during the levee inspection. Pine Creek Levee Segment 2 is located along the left bank of Pine Creek from River Mile (RM) 6.0 to RM 5.50 and is approximately 2,650 linear feet. The levee protects residential property. To reach the levee upstream segment 2 levee, take I-90 east and exit at Pinehurst. Take a right onto Division, and continue approximately 6 miles. Take a right on West Fork Pone Creek Road and go to the Barkerville Bridge, take a right onto Trusty Road. The levee is Trusty Road from Barkerville Bridge to Ross Bridge, approximately 1/2 mile. The team walked the levee beginning at the downstream end.See Map.

       

Pine Creek Levee Segment 4 (back to top)

  • CURRENT RATING: MINIMALLY ACCEPTABLE

    PREVIOUS RATING: MINIMALLY ACCEPTABLE - May 2007

    • The Pine Creek Levee Segment 4 was inspected on 10 August 2011 by the following personnel:

      • Brian Stenehjem, COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Michael Gonia - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Travis Gross - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Tyler Quick - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • John Specht - Shoshone County, Emergency Manager
      • Dan Martinsen - Shoshone County

      The local sponsor for the Pine Creek Segment 4 Levee is Shoshone County. Representatives of the local sponsor accompanied the team during the inspection. The Segment 4 Levee is located along the left bank of Pine Creek from estimated River Mile (RM) 2.3 to RM 2.0 and is approximately 1,630 linear feet. To reach the levee, travel east on I-90 and take exit 45 for Pinehurst. Take a right off the exit onto N. Division St; turn right onto Ohio Ave. and cross the bridge. Access to the downstream end of the levee is found to the south of the Ohio Street Bridge. The team walked the entire length of the levee. See map.

       

Pine Creek Levee Segment 5 (back to top)

  • CURRENT RATING: MINIMALLY ACCEPTABLE

    PREVIOUS RATING: UNACCEPTABLE - May 2007

    • The Pine Creek Levee Segment 5 was inspected on 10 August 2011 by the following personnel:

      • Tyler Quick - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Brian Stenehjem, COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Michael Gonia - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Travis Gross - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • John Specht - Shoshone County, Emergency Manager

      The local sponsor of Pine Creek Levee Segment 5 is Shoshone County. John Specht, emergency management director for Shoshone County, was present during the levee inspection. Pine Creek Levee Segment 5 is located along the left bank of Pine Creek from River Mile (RM) 0.2 to RM 0.0 and is approximately 1050 linear feet. To reach the upstream end of the levee, take I-90 east and exit at Pinehurst. Take a left onto Division, and continue turn left at the I-90 entrance, take a right after approximately 200 feet onto Vets Road. The levee upstream end of the levee begins at the I-90 abutment and goes downstream to the railroad bridge. The team walked the levee beginning at the downstream end. See Map.

       

Cataldo Levee (back to top)

  • CURRENT RATING: ACCEPTABLE

    PREVIOUS RATING: ACCEPTABLE - May 2007

    • The Cataldo Levee was inspected on 11 August 2011 by the following personnel:

      • Brian Stenehjem, COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Michael Gonia - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Travis Gross - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • Tyler Quick - COE, Geotechnical Branch
      • John Specht - Shoshone County, Emergency Manager
      • Linda Ely - Kootenai County, Noxious Weeds
      • John Pankratz, Eastside Road and Highway
      • Doug Fredericks, Kootenai County
      • Sandy Vonbehren,Kootenai County

      The local sponsor(s) for the Cataldo Levee are Kootenai County and Shoshone County. Representatives of the local sponsor(s) accompanied the team during the inspection. The Cataldo Levee is located along the left bank of the Coeur d' Alene River from River Mile (RM) 163.15 to RM 162.5 and is approximately 5,200 linear feet (3,900 feet in Kootenai County and 1,300 feet in Shoshone County). To reach the levee, travel east on I-90, take the Cataldo (40) exit. Take a right at the stop sign, S Latour Creek Road and a left at the next intersection, East Canyon Road. Proceed to the highway bridge. Access to the downstream end of the levee is gained from East Canyon Road just before the bridge. The team walked the majority of the levee and drove the remainder. See map.