Archive: April, 2015
  • Corps begins Phase II of Mississippi River levee project in Jefferson Parish

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began construction efforts on the second phase of the project to raise the East Bank Mississippi River levee in Jefferson Parish to its congressionally-authorized heights. This project is part of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project designed to provide flood damage risk reduction to residents and businesses of greater New Orleans.
  • STEP OUTSIDE Day slated for Saturday, May 9th

    The 11th Annual STEP OUTSIDE Day will take place Saturday, May 9th from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area in the Atchafalaya Basin
  • Lane closure to occur on Louisiana Ave.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and its contractors will temporarily close a section of Louisiana Ave. for work related to the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA).
  • Corps to implement two lane shifts on Jefferson Avenue

    Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA)NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New