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  • Benefit St. to close between Eads and Deers Streets

    Work related to the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SELA)
  • Corps prepares Napoleon Avenue green space for Mardi Gras parades

    Public discouraged from driving or parking on newly installed infrastructure
  • Corps deactivates phase II flood fight

    Water levels along the Mississippi River have dropped prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to move from phase II to phase I flood fight procedures. This flood fight began Jan. 9 when the Mississippi River rose above 11 feet at the Carrollton Gage, and on Jan. 27 phase II was initiated when the river exceeded 15 feet at the gage. Current forecasts show the river remaining above 11 feet at the Carrollton Gage throughout the next 28 days. However, the Corps will continue to monitor the river and forecasts closely and take appropriate measures if necessary.
  • St. Tammany Parish Pre-Scoping meetings scheduled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting two pre-scoping meetings to share information and gather public input on the St. Tammany Parish Flood Risk Management Study.