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  • St. Tammany Feasibility Study Draft Report virtual public meetings scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District has scheduled two virtual public meetings to gather input regarding the St. Tammany Parish Feasibility Study with Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The goal of the study is to develop alternatives to reduce flood damages caused by hurricane and rainfall events. The meetings will be held via WebEx and simultaneously streamed on the district’s Facebook page on June 28 and 29, 2021.
  • USACE signs Record of Decision for the Mississippi River mainline levees Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement II

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed the Record of Decision for the Final Supplement II (Final SEIS II) to the 1976 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), Mississippi River and Tributaries (MR&T) Project, Mississippi River Mainline Levees (MRL), on March 11.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Intermittent Daytime Closures at Calcasieu Saltwater Barrier

    Beginning Monday, July 13, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will intermittently close the Calcasieu Saltwater Barrier to navigation between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. to allow for continuing repairs of the structure’s gates and machinery. During the repairs, efforts will be made to allow traffic when possible, though delays should be expected. The intermittent closures of the structure are scheduled to last until July 27.