U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL) announced today that Luhr Brothers, Inc., located in Columbia, has been awarded a $52,921,750 contract by the U.S. Army. The contract is for flood control and emergency stone placement for the Mississippi, Atchafalaya, Red Rivers and Old River control channels.
"This is important work that will help maintain critical infrastructure," said Costello. "I am pleased that a company from our region is participating in this project."