Hidalgo County FEMA Flood Map Modernization Project Period of Performance: January 2004 – Present Project Engineer: TEDSI Infrastructure, Civil Systems Engineering Project Cost: $6.5 million DL, Inc.’s Role: Legislative Support & Agency Coordination Project/Job Description: DL, Inc. is currently working with Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 and Hidalgo County to modernize local FEMA maps to Digital Flood Insurance Maps (DFIRM). These efforts will result in updates to older maps and provide more effective flood data for areas with inaccurate information. DL, Inc. has presented materials and updates to Congressional members regarding the project as well as attempts to increase federal funding assistance for Hidalgo County’s leverage in the project.
Lower Rio Grande Flood Control Project Period of Performance: January 2001 – Present Project Engineer: U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Project Cost: $125 Million DL, Inc.’s Role: Legislative Support & Agency Coordination
Project/Job Description: DL, Inc. has provided Legislative Support and Agency Coordination services with respective counties of the International Boundary & Water Commission’s Lower Rio Grande Flood Control Project. The LRGFCP will provide adequate flood infrastructure and the rehabilitation of existing levees for communities along the South Texas border and will be suitable for excessive floodwater within the region. DL, Inc. continues to work with Cameron and Hidalgo Counties in enhancing federal funding opportunities with projects within their respective geographical boundaries. DL, Inc. is also involved with providing awareness to respective Congressional members to build broad-based support for the project.
International Trade Expertise DL, Inc. provides professional support services for communities in South Texas on border crossings such as the Donna - Rio Bravo International Border Crossing. This international corridor will provide joint access to the Mid-Rio Grande Valley of South Texas and its Rio Bravo, Tamualipas, Mexico neighbors to create strong economic and industrial trade opportunities for impacted communities.