Pilot program could fast-track diversion project: Proponents say F-M flood control good candidate for public-private funding deal
FARGO — With the fight to federally authorize the Fargo-Moorhead diversion nearly won, advocates must now fight for more than $800 million from the federal government to build the project.
But local officials hope they’ve found a way to build the proposed $1.8 billion flood channel for the Red River more quickly and less expensively, and it might not involve battling for money in Congress year after year.
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