Temporary repairs on Birds Point levee nearly finished

Thursday, September 29, 2011 | 11:29 a.m. CDT; updated 5:33 p.m. CDT, Thursday, September 29, 2011

NEW MADRID — The Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to complete temporary repairs soon of the Birds Point levee, but officials in southeast Missouri continue to pressure the corps to rebuild the intentionally breached levee to its original height.