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to turning over to local interests and the formal assignment of the project to local interests for maintenance and operation.

The total costs to the end of the fiscal year were $706,953.67 from regular funds for new work. The expenditures were $706,980.46.

Proposed operations.The balance unexpended on June 30, 1945, amounting to $337,189.27, will be applied as follows: New work (regular funds):

Preparation of construction plans and specifications (hired
labor, July 1, 1945 to Dec. 31, 1945)

$5,000.00
Preservation and repair prior to turning over to local inter-
ests (hired labor, July 1, 1945 to June 30, 1946)

5, 519. 27 Federal rights-of-way costs, land and acquisition (hired labor, July 1, 1945 to June 30, 1946)

8,700.00 Construction of railroad bridge across Cache River diversion (contract in force, operations deferred)

207, 400.00 Construction of railroad facilities (contract in force with suspense agreement)

2, 420.00 Construction of highway bridge across Cache River diversion (contract in force, operations deferred)

108, 150.00 Total, new work

337, 189, 27 The additional sum of $1,200,000 can be profitably expended during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, as follows: Construction:

Completion of construction of Cache River diversion, unit I
(contract, Sept. 1, 1946 to June 30, 1947)

$420, 000
Construction of Cache River diversion, unit II (contract
Oct. 1, 1946 to June 30, 1947)

600, 000 Construction of pumping plants (contract Jan. 15, 1947 to June 30, 1947)

50,000 Lands, easements and rights-of-way:

Construction of railroad bridge across diversion (contract,
July 15, 1946 to Dec. 15, 1946)

103, 000
Reconstruction of railroad facilities (contract July 15, 1946
to Dec. 15, 1946)

27, 000

1, 200, 000

Total

Cost and financial summary
Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945

$706, 953. 67

Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945 Plus accounts receivable June 30, 1945

706, 953. 67

26. 79

706, 980. 46

Gross total costs to June 30, 1945

Net total expenditures Unexpended balance June 30, 1945

Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945

706, 980. 46 337, 189, 27

1, 044, 169, 73

Fiscal year ending June 30

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

Cost of new work
Cost of maintenance

$325, 388. 79

$106, 260, 28

$200. 465. 36

$18, 482.07

$23, 486. 18

Total expended

261. 472. 37

153, 970. 66

148, 136. 48

86,028. 88

24, 556.08

Allotted

412, 000.00

461, 500.00

--700,000.00

-413, 830. 27

- 26,000.00

Balance unexpended July 1, 1944
Deductions on account of revocation of allotment

Net amount to be accounted for
Gross amount expended
Less reimbursements collected

$387, 745. 35

26, 000.00 361, 745. 35

$24, 565. 51

9. 43

24, 556.08

337, 189. 27 268, 894. 22 68, 295. 05

26. 79

Balance unexpended June 30, 1945 Amount covered by uncompleted contracts

Balance available June 30, 1945
Accounts receivable June 30, 1945

Unobligated balance available June 30, 1945
Amount (estimated) required to be appropriated for comple-

tion of existing project'

68, 321.84

1, 200, 000.00

Amount that can be profitably expended in fiscal years 1946

and 1947 for new work

1, 200, 000.00

1 Exclusive of available funds.

23. OHIO RIVER BASIN, LOUISVILLE, KY., DISTRICT Location. The works covered by this project are a series of levees, flood walls, channel improvements, and reservoirs in the Ohio River Basin within the confines of the Louisville, Ky., district.

Existing project.—The Flood Control Act approved August 28, 1937, authorized the construction of levees, flood walls, and drainage structures for the protection of cities and towns in the Ohio River Basin, the projects to be selected by the Chief of Engineers with the approval of the Secretary of War, in accordance with House Flood Control Committee Document No. 1, Seventy-fifth Congress, first session, at a cost not to exceed $24,877,000 for construction, which amount was authorized to be appropriated for this purpose.

The Flood Control Act approved June 28, 1938, approved the general comprehensive plan for flood control and other purposes in the Ohio River Basin as set forth in House Flood Control Committee Document No. 1, Seventy-fifth Congress, first session, with such modifications thereof as, in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be advisable, and for initiation and partial accomplishment of the plan, authorized $75,000,000 for reservoirs and $50,300,000 for local flood-protection works, the individual projects to be selected and approved by the Chief of Engineers subject to the provision that the authorization shall include the diversion of Cache River above Cairo, Ill., and the protection of the area north of the Cairo drainage district by levees, at an estimated cost of $2,000,000.

In addition to previous authorizations the Flood Control Act approved August 18, 1941, authorized the sum of $45,000,000 for the further prosecution of the comprehensive plan approved in the act of June 28, 1938, for the Ohio River Basin, modified to include the Allegheny Reservoir project in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers in House Document No. 300, Seventy-sixth Congress, first session.

The Flood Control Act approved December 22, 1944, authorized the sum of $70,000,000 for the further prosecution of the approved

comprehensive flood control plan for the Ohio River Basin. This act modified the previous plan within the Louisville District to include flood protection works at Taylorsville, Ky., and on Rough River and tributaries, Ky., in accordance with recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document No. 105, Seventyeighth Congress, first session, and House Document No. 535, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, respectively, and to exclude construction of the Shoals Reservoir, Ind., pending submission and adoption by Congress of the report authorized in the Flood Control Act of August 11, 1939.

The following is a list of the individual projects considered in the comprehensive plan within the confines of the Louisville, Ky., district.

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Tell City. Ind.
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Jeffersonville and Clarksville, Ind.1
Louisville, Ky!
New Albany, Ind.?
Metropolis, Ill
Mounds and Mound Citv. Ill. (protection of

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Cache River and other work).
Mauck port, Ind
Clorerport, Ky
Lewisport, Ky
Grandview, Ind.
Rockport, Ind.
Owensboro, Ky
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Local cooperation. See page 5 for requirements.

. Operations and results during fiscal year.–Operations during the fiscal year consisted of the making of surveys and project plans for the development of the general comprehensive plan for flood control in the Ohio River Basin.

The costs during the fiscal year were $141,273.04 from regular funds for new work. The expenditures were $130,674.89.

Condition at end of fiscal year.–Surveys and project plans for the development of the general comprehensive plan for food control in the Ohio River Basin were well advanced. The status of the projects selected for construction under this authorization is given in individual reports.

The total costs to the end of the fiscal year were $570,518.55 from regular funds and $421.71 from Emergency Relief funds, a total of $570,940.26, all for new work. The expenditures were $559,920.40 from regular funds and $421.71 from Emergency Relief funds, a total of $560,342.11.

Proposed operations.—The balance unexpended on June 30, 1945, amounting to $377,012.97, will be applied to continuing surveys, hydraulic studies, project plans and preparation of plans and specifications for the development of the general comprehensive plan.

The additional sum of $50,000 can be profitably expended during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947 for the continued development of the general comprehensive plan.

Cost and financial summary Cost of new work to June 30, 1945

*$570, 940. 26 Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945 Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945

570, 940. 26 Minus accounts payable June 30, 1945

10, 598. 15 Net total expenditures

560, 342. 11 Unexpended balance June 30, 1945

377, 012. 97 Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945

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Fiscal year ending June 30

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

Cost of new work
Cost of maintenance

$101, 257. 94

$42, 124. 88

$22, 446. 36

$26, 529. 16

$141, 273.04

Total expended

98, 410.91

43, 994. 28

24,030. 78

26, 520, 16

130, 674. 89

Allotted

-230, 291, 43

-52, 500.00

23,000.00

80, 774.80

416,000.00

* Includes $421.71 Emergency Relief funds.

$91, 687, 86

Balance unexpended July 1, 1944
Amount allotted from War Department Civil Ap-

propriation Act approved Apr. 28, 1942 -- $236, 000.00
Amount allotted from War Department Civil Ap-
propriation Act approved Mar. 31, 1945-

180, 000.00

416, 000. 00 507, 687. 86

Amount to be accounted for
Gross amount expended
Less reimbursements collected

$131, 593. 86

918. 97

Balance unexpended June 30, 1945 Outstanding liabilities June 30, 1945

Unobligated balance available June 30, 1945

130, 674. 89 377,012. 91

10, 661. 55 366, 351, 42

Amount that can be profitably expended in fiscal year ending

June 30, 1947 for new work

50, 000.00

2 Exclusive of available funds.

24. EMERGENCY FLOOD-CONTROL WORK UNDER AUTHORITY OF

THE FLOOD CONTROL ACT APPROVED AUGUST 18, 1941 The Flood Control Act approved August 18, 1941, authorized the allotment from flood-control appropriations of not to exceed $1,000,000 for any one fiscal year to be expended in rescue work, or in the repair or maintenance of any flood-control work threatened or destroyed by flood.

No operations were conducted during the fiscal year under authority of this act.

The credits to this account during the fiscal year were $10,506.06 on costs and $5,565.51 on expenditures due to reimbursement of this account for work determined to be properly chargeable to funds made available under authority of the act approved May 29, 1944. The balance unexpended on June 30, 1945, $11,885.11, will be applied to the repair and restoration of levees and flood control works as needed.

Cost and financial summary
Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945

$38, 114.89 Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945

38, 114.89 Net total expenditures

38, 114.89 Unexpended balance June 30, 1945

11, 885. 11 Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945

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