New Orleans --
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 at 10 a.m. on the project’s Facebook page at: facebook.com/WestShoreLakePontchartrain.
The West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project is located in southeast Louisiana on the east-bank of the Mississippi River in St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James Parishes. The purpose of the project is to construct a hurricane risk reduction system extending from the Bonnet Carré spillway to Garyville.
This project was authorized as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. Non-federal sponsors for the project include the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Pontchartrain Levee District.
More information about the study is available on the project website here:
The general public, interested parties, and stakeholders are invited to attend. Questions will be addressed during the Facebook Live stream. Questions can also be sent via text or voicemail to (318) 467-8350 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Release no. 20-052