One of the pumps will reside in this spot; pumps to be installed beginning the week of April 10, 2012.
        MARION BERRY PUMP STATION
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Marion Berry Pump Station will be located near Scott, Arkansas

A coffer dam has been built to drain one side of this slough.  The completed Marion Berry pump station will utilize the water once one side of the coffer dam is empty.
CONTRACT NO:  W912EQ-10-C-0038

CONTRACTOR:   
Harry Pepper & Associates, Inc.,
9000 Regency Sq.Blvd. Ste 100
Jacksonville, FL  32211

CONTRACT AMOUNT:         $31,156,643.00

DATE OF AWARD:                   27 AUG 2010

DATE OF COMPLETION:             JULY 2014
Construction at Marion Berry pump station close to 50% completion
Progress shown from previous views of the pump station
Gary Canada, Board President beside a 1,500 hp pump
Inlet side of pump station
West side of the pump station
Tom Fortner by a 1,500 hp pump
Aerial view of pump station from the helicopter carrying General Peabody and Colonel Reichling
General Peabody and Colonel Reichling arriving to tour the pump station
Form for 8" thick wall
General Peabody and Colonel Reichling with construction workers
Bayou Meto Board of Directors and staff touring construction site
From left to right:  Executive Director Gene Sullivan, Billi Fletcher, Laudies Brantley, Congressman Rick Crawford, Gary Canada, Neal Anderson and Bob Bevis with the Executive Board touring the pump station
Congressman Tim Griffin touring the pump station
​   Artist's rendering of completed Marion Berry Pump Station and reservoir
Gene Sullivan w/construction crew and Jim Axelrod from CBS Evening News
Jim Axelrod from CBS Evening News interviewing Gene Sullivan, which aired on September 18, 2012.
Marion Berry Pump Station in September 2012.  Construction is now at 79% of completion.
Gene Sullivan with Jim Axelrod from CBS Evening News, and Tracy James, Project Manager, Corps of Engineers overlooking the Arkansas River.
Tom Fortner and Gene Sullivan of Bayou Meto Water Management District with Jim Axelrod of CBS Evening News.
Pump station at inlet channel at 81% completion.
Installing roof of pump station and inspection from 25 ton crane
Pumps inside Marion Berry Pump Station.
Marion Berry Pump Station.  Rip rap has been added; most of the outward construction is complete.
 Inside the pump station.