• Contract awarded for levee work for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for constructing the second levee reach on the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain (WSLP) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction project. This contract will construct approximately 1.7 miles of the 17.5-mile-long levee system that will provide 100-year level risk reduction to the area extending from the Bonnet Carre’ spillway to Garyville.
  • Corps activates Phase I flood fight inspections along Mississippi River

    NEW ORLEANS – The Mississippi River at the Carrollton Gage 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.
  • Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study open houses scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District scheduled two pre-scoping open houses to gather public input for the Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study.
  • Amite River feasibility study receives additional time, funding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, received an exemption for additional time and funding for the Amite River and Tributaries – Comprehensive Study East of the Mississippi River, Louisiana.
  • Record of Decision signed for West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Mitigation Alternative

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, announced today that a Record of Decision was signed by Maj. Gen. Diana Holland, Mississippi Valley Division Commanding General, on the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain (WSLP) mitigation feature. The Record of Decision found that the Maurepas Diversion meets the swamp mitigation need for the WSLP Project.
  • Contract awarded for levee work for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for constructing the first levee reach on the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain (WSLP) Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction project. This contract will construct approximately one mile of the 17.5-mile-long levee system that will provide 100-year level risk reduction to the area extending from the Bonnet Carre’ spillway to Garyville.
  • USACE reaches decision on Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion permit

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division and New Orleans District proffered a Department of Army permit and Section 408 permission to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) for construction of the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion.
  • USACE is Seeking Public Input to Proposed Updates

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers values your partnership and is seeking public input on proposed updates to the federal regulation 33 CFR 203.  This is the regulation that outlines how USACE implements its authority provided in Public Law 84-99 for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery activities.
  • Corps releases West Shore Lake Pontchartrain environmental documents for review

    NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District released today the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the "2014 Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Study" for a 30-day public review.
  • Corps releases West Shore Lake Pontchartrain environmental documents for review

    Alternative project evaluation to compensate for environmental impacts associated with the construction of WSLP Project.