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  • Upper Barataria Louisiana Feasibility Report re-released for review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers re-released the Upper Barataria Louisiana – Feasibility Study with Integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 45-day public review and comment period.
  • 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.
  • USACE reactivates Blue Roof program for homes damaged by Hurricanes Laura/Delta

    USACE is continuing to install blue roofs on homes damaged by Hurricane Laura. However, if you had a Hurricane Laura temporary blue roof installed by the USACE in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vernon parishes, and it was damaged by Hurricane Delta, the USACE will assess its condition, and, if appropriate, replace it. ALL eligible homeowners within the six affected parishes are eligible to sign-up for a FREE temporary roof through Oct. 24, 2020.
  • Mississippi River mainline levees Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement virtual public meetings scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scheduled two virtual public meetings, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, for its Draft Supplement II (Draft SEIS II) to the 1976 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), Mississippi River and Tributaries (MR&T) Project, Mississippi River Mainline Levees (MRL). Comments will be accepted through Oct. 13, 2020.
  • Blue Roof Program sign-up station opening in Cameron Parish, La.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be moving its mobile Blue Roof Sign-Up Center adjacent to Louisiana State University’s Agricultural Extension at 10098 Gulf Highway, Cameron Parish, Sept. 20. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The mobile center will be co-located with FEMA’s Disaster Survivor Assistance Mobile Registration Intake Center. The application deadline to apply for Blue Roof is Sept. 30, 2020.
  • Operation Blue Roof sign-up for Hurricane Laura extended

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the deadline to apply for Operation Blue Roof to Sept. 30, 2020. The original application deadline was set to expire Sept. 21. 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).
  • Blue Roof Program sign-up station opening in Oberlin, La.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will move its mobile Blue Roof Sign-Up Center to Oberlin, Louisiana, at the Allen Parish Civic Center, 609 Tiger Lane, on Sept. 16. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The deadline to apply for Blue Roof is Sept. 21, 2020.