Next Phase of Flood Cleanup

Burlington City officials met yesterday to make plans for the next phase of dealing with the flood and its cleanup.


Public Works Director Steve Hoambrecker says his crew plans to take down some of the Hesco barriers Monday, so the Burlington Short-Line Railroad can resume its connection with the Burlington-Northern/Santa Fe tracks.

Hoambrecker says the City has also set up porta-potties at the corners of Main Street and Valley, Jefferson & Washington, for those who may be having problems with their sanitary sewer systems.

Hoambrecker told the City Council this week that something has to be done to fight flooding on a more permanent basis…..