Breckenridge Diversion Channel


Wanzek Construction, Inc. was hired for the construction of a 3.5 mile long river diversion channel to protect the cities of Breckenridge, MN and Wahpeton, ND during times of high water. The channel is approximately 100 feet wide and 25 feet deep. This project also consisted of the excavation of one million CY of channel excavation and three bridges.


  • Concrete drop structure
  • Inlet structure
  • Placement of rip-rap


Breckenridge, MN