• Contract awarded for test section work for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for test section work on the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain (WSLP) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction project. This work will support the construction of approximately 17.5 miles of levee system that will provide 100-year level storm surge risk reduction to the area extending from Bonnet Carrė spillway to Garyville.
  • West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Public Scoping Meetings Scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has scheduled two virtual public scoping meetings to gather input for the preparation of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) regarding the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project.
  • Public comment period extended for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has extended the formal public scoping comment period through Oct. 31, 2021 for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.
  • USACE’s mobile Blue Roof sign-up vehicles are at new locations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the latest mobile locations for its Blue Roof program sign up starting Sept 14.
  • Humble Canal Draft Environmental Assessment comment period extended

    The New Orleans District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extended the public comment period on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the “Mississippi River and Tributaries, Morganza to the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana Humble Canal Gate Site Preparation and Initial Levee Preload,” through Sept. 25, 2021.
  • State, FEMA add more Parishes to Blue Roof Program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the addition of 10 more southeastern Louisiana parishes to the eligible list for the Blue Roof program.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof Program adds an additional Parish: Assumption Parish

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is adding an additional Parish: Assumption Parish for the Blue Roof program. The Blue Roof program is to get as many houses into livable condition as possible during Hurricane Ida recovery. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof Program adds an additional Parish: St Helena

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is adding an additional Parish: St Helena for the Blue Roof program. The Blue Roof program is to get as many houses into livable condition as possible during Hurricane Ida recovery. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiates Blue Roof Program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviving its free Operation Blue Roof program to get as many houses into livable condition as possible during Hurricane Ida recovery. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA.
  • Contract awarded for access road work for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for constructing access roads on the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain (WSLP) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction project. This construction will support the construction of approximately 17.5 miles of levee system that will provide 100-year level risk reduction to the area extending from Bonnet Carrė spillway to Garyville.