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Corps to present final green space plans for Jefferson and Louisiana avenue corridors

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host an open house to present the final green space plans for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA) on the Jefferson Avenue and Louisiana Avenue corridors. [Read More]
Published: Dec-11-18

Houma Navigation Canal listed in 2019 USACE Civil Works plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program Nov. 20, 2018, which included $4 million for dredging the Houma Navigation Canal in the New Orleans District. [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-18

Corps to host public meetings to discuss South Central Coast Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. [Read More]
Published: Nov-06-18

Corps activates inspections along Mississippi River

The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to activate Phase I flood fight procedures. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-18

Corps awards contract for removal of Interim Closure Structures

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District awarded a $17 million contract to St. Rose, LA, based small business M.R. Pittman Group, LLC for removal of the Interim Closure Structures (ICS) at three outfall canals along the New Orleans lakefront. [Read More]
Published: Oct-18-18

Partnering agreements for four flood risk reduction studies signed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and State of Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority signed partnering agreements to initiate four flood and storm damage risk reduction feasibility studies in South Louisiana. [Read More]
Published: Oct-11-18

Portion of South Claiborne Avenue to close for roadway reconstruction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will temporarily close a portion of South Claiborne Avenue for work related to the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA). [Read More]
Published: Aug-16-18

Corps awards contract on Belle Chasse Tunnel project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a contract for work to remediate groundwater seeping onto the roadway at the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) floodgate construction joint at the Belle Chasse Tunnel on State Highway 23 in Plaquemines Parish. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-18

Risk assessments to be released on National Levee Database

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, announced the Levee Safety Action Classifications (LSACs) and Risk Characterizations for levee systems in the district will be available on the National Levee Database starting Aug. 4. [Read More]
Published: Jul-26-18

Temporary closure to occur on Magazine Street at Louisiana Avenue

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will temporarily close a portion of Magazine [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-18
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