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Moorhead begins building contingency dikes

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MOORHEAD - The city of Moorhead has started building a contingency dike in preparation for a second crest, and more could be built soon.

Construction of a dike running along Rivershore Drive from north of Interstate 94 to south of Woodlawn Park began yesterday.

Bob Zimmerman, city engineer, said the dikes are just a precaution and that it was important for residents to realize the city was "not abandoning them."

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