Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study open houses scheduled

USACE New Orleans District
Published Feb. 7, 2023

NEW ORLEANS – 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.


Two separate meetings will be conducted in Hammond and Kentwood, Louisiana, and simultaneously streamed on the district’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/usacenola. The meeting dates and times are:


Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 6 p.m.                            UPDATED LOCATION: Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 6 p.m.

Hammond Police Union Hall                                                     The Lighthouse at First Baptist Church                       

201 Natchez St.                                                                            311 Avenue E

Hammond, Louisiana 70403                                                      Kentwood, Louisiana 70444


The general public, interested parties, and stakeholders are invited to provide input on the proposed study to identify and evaluate Flood Risk Management solutions to flooding in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.


The overall goal of the study is to reduce the severity of flood damages and risk to public health and safety caused by heavy rainfall, riverine flooding, tropical storms, and hurricanes within Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. 


In April 2022 the Director of Civil Works Memorandum identified the Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana’s study to be initiated and completed at full federal expense using Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriation Act of 2022 Investigation funds.


Written comments related to the Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study should be submitted to:


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

St. Louis District

Attn: Brandon Schneider, Project Manager

1222 Spruce Street, RM 4.100

St. Louis MO 63103-2833


Questions also can be submitted by email to: tangipahoafs@usace.army.mil


Information about the Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study is available online at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District website: https://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/About/Tangipahoa-Parish-Feasibility-Study/.



Matt Roe

Release no. 23-003