WaterView Entertainment Flood Protection Wall

Overview

Location
Vicksburg, MS
Industry
Commercial, Civil/Industrial
Owner
Foundation Gaming
Architect
Thompson Engineering

Highlights

This exciting and important project provided flood protection for the WaterView Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The structural steel flood wall was installed against the casino‚Äôs existing entertainment center on the banks of the East shore of the Mississippi River.  The wall was comprised of over 50 tons of structural steel beams and plate wrapping around an existing exterior catwalk providing much needed protection from the river during high water events.  The work was performed in 8 weeks and completed on time and within budget.