Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex
The West Closure Complex in full form operating during Hurricane Isaac. Located approximately one half mile south of the confluence of the Harvey and Algiers canals on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, the approximately $1 billion project reduces the risk associated with storm surge for residences and businesses in three parishes on the west bank of the Mississippi River: Orleans, Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes.

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Photo by: PAO, USACE, New Orleans District |  VIRIN: 121025-A-CE099-005.JPG