Flood protection for the Kansas City bannister federal complex

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The Bannister Federal Complex is bordered on the east by the Blue River and on the south by Indian Creek. After a flood in 1961 and several near-miss floods, flood protection has been installed. The protection consists of 2,916 feet of concrete flood walls, 8,769 feet of levee, five rolling gates, four stoplog gaps, one hinged pedestrian gate, and one sandbag gap. The flood walls are over 14 feet tall. Construction was started on August 3, 1992 and was completed in early 1995. Architectural treatment was incorporated in the flood walls as well as landscaping to enhance the appearance of ... continued below

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Nolan, J.J.; Williams, R.H. & Betzen, G.A. August 1, 1995.

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  • Allied-Signal Aerospace Company
    Publisher Info: Allied-Signal Aerospace Co., Kansas City, MO (United States). Kansas City Div.
    Place of Publication: Kansas City, Missouri

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The Bannister Federal Complex is bordered on the east by the Blue River and on the south by Indian Creek. After a flood in 1961 and several near-miss floods, flood protection has been installed. The protection consists of 2,916 feet of concrete flood walls, 8,769 feet of levee, five rolling gates, four stoplog gaps, one hinged pedestrian gate, and one sandbag gap. The flood walls are over 14 feet tall. Construction was started on August 3, 1992 and was completed in early 1995. Architectural treatment was incorporated in the flood walls as well as landscaping to enhance the appearance of the flood protection.

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OSTI as DE95016107

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  • Joint American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)/Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) pressure vessels and piping conference, Honolulu, HI (United States), 23-27 Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE95016107
  • Report No.: KCP--613-5504
  • Report No.: CONF-950740--71
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 90732
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc794760

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Nolan, J.J.; Williams, R.H. & Betzen, G.A. Flood protection for the Kansas City bannister federal complex, article, August 1, 1995; Kansas City, Missouri. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc794760/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.