Related Program: Midwest Week The Slow Pace of Flood Recovery By Herb Trix • Mar 31, 2017 Related Program: Midwest Week TweetShareGoogle+Email The front of the CSPS building, protected by sand bags and plastic sheeting, as the sun sets in Cedar Rapids on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The Gazette (Ced.Rapids) (Andy Abeyta/Freelance) Workers level sand in HESCO barriers, near the Linn County Courthouse, in preparation for the projected Monday crest of the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Credit The Gazette (Ced.Rapids) (Liz Martin/The Gazette) Nine years after a record-setting flood, Cedar Rapids is still trying to recover, now beginning to work on a floodwall. On Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest is Brian Morelli, reporter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. Listen Listening... / 9:09 You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK Fridays at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. Tags: Brian MorelliCedar RapidsCedar Rapids GazettefloodfloodwallHesco barriersCedar RiverTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.