• Temporary Closure: Intersection of Abundance Street and Peoples Ave.

    The intersection of Abundance Street and Peoples Ave. will temporarily close to thru traffic Monday, March 8, 2021 through Monday, April 5, 2021.
  • Corps releases annual notice to all residents within Mississippi River Floodways

    USACE, New Orleans District disseminated its annual notice to residents within Mississippi River floodways. The notice serves as a reminder to those that live, operate and/or do business within these floodways that there is a risk that they may experience flooding if the floodways are activated.
  • Upper Barataria Louisiana Study virtual public meetings scheduled

    USACE, New Orleans District has scheduled two virtual public meetings to gather input regarding the re-release of the Upper Barataria Basin, La. Feasibility Study with Integrated EIS. The meetings will be held via WebEx and simultaneously streamed on the district’s Facebook page on Jan. 12 and 13. All public comments received will be addressed and considered through Jan. 25, 2021.
  • Upper Barataria Louisiana Feasibility Report re-released for review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers re-released the Upper Barataria Louisiana – Feasibility Study with Integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 45-day public review and comment period.
  • USACE publishes Mississippi River mainline levees Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

    USACE published its Final Supplement II to the 1976 Final Environmental Impact Statement, Mississippi River and Tributaries Project, Mississippi River Mainline Levees, in the Federal Register today, Nov. 13. It is available online at the USACE Vicksburg District website, and the review period ends Dec. 14, 2020.
  • Temporary Closure: Eads St. between Abundance St. and Treasure St.

    Eads Street between Abundance Street and Treasure Street will be closed on Saturday October 31, 2020 while temporary roadway repairs are being performed. This temporary closure is related to construction of new box culverts to enhance drainage in the area.
  • Operation Blue Roof sign-up for hurricane damage remains open

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof program deadline is open through Oct. 24, 2020 for the Allen, Beauregard, Vernon, Jefferson Davis, Calcasieu and Cameron parishes for residences sustaining hurricane damage. Residents can sign up for the program online at www.usace.army.mil/BlueRoof or call toll free 1-888-ROOF-BLU (1-888-766-3258).
  • West Shore Lake Pontchartrain virtual public meeting scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has scheduled a virtual public meeting regarding the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project. The meeting will be live-streamed on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10 a.m. on the project’s Facebook page.
  • USACE reactivates Blue Roof program for homes damaged by Hurricanes Laura/Delta

    USACE is continuing to install blue roofs on homes damaged by Hurricane Laura. However, if you had a Hurricane Laura temporary blue roof installed by the USACE in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vernon parishes, and it was damaged by Hurricane Delta, the USACE will assess its condition, and, if appropriate, replace it. ALL eligible homeowners within the six affected parishes are eligible to sign-up for a FREE temporary roof through Oct. 24, 2020.
  • Mississippi River mainline levees Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement virtual public meetings scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scheduled two virtual public meetings, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, for its Draft Supplement II (Draft SEIS II) to the 1976 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), Mississippi River and Tributaries (MR&T) Project, Mississippi River Mainline Levees (MRL). Comments will be accepted through Oct. 13, 2020.