Birds Point Levee Bird’s Point Levee Scheduled for Completion By Drew Adams • Jul 24, 2012 Wikimedia Commons The Army Corps of Engineers says the Bird’s Point Levee in southeast Missouri will be back to its former size by the end of the year. Birds Point Construction Delayed By Jacob McCleland • Jun 19, 2012 earthquake.usgs.gov Restoring the Birds Point-New Madrid Levee to its original height may take a little more time. Bird's Point Levee Contracts Awarded By Drew Adams • Jun 1, 2012 earthquake.usgs.gov Three companies have been awarded up to $20 million in contacts to repair the Bird's Point Levee. The levee was blow last year to prevent flooding in Fulton County, Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois. Study Shows Corp Correct to Blow Levee By Jacob McCleland, KRCU • Apr 12, 2012 WSIU Radio A new study suggests the Army Corps of Engineers made the right decision when it blew up the Birds Point-New Madrid levee last year.