Corps to host neighborhood meeting on West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Feasibility Study

Published May 16, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On May 21, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting a neighborhood focus meetings to discuss the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Feasibility Study. 


The intent of the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Study is to analyze possible methods of reducing storm surge risk in St. John the Baptist and St. James parishes. This meeting will provide a venue for community members to learn more about the feasibility study process, alignment alternatives currently under analysis, potential benefits and impacts of project construction and environmental justice.


Meeting details are:

When:             Tuesday, May 21, 2013

                        Open House 6 to 6:30 p.m.

                        Presentation and discussion 6:30 p.m.


Where:            Knights Of Columbus

                        1905 W Main Street

                        Lutcher, LA 70071


Questions or comments concerning the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project should be addressed to:

            U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

            c/o Public Affairs      

            PO Box 60267

            New Orleans, LA 70160-0267

            Phone: 504-862-2201

            Fax: 504-862-1724


Rachel Rodi
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