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Corps releases IHNC Lock replacement draft report

On January 6, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet, Louisiana, New Industrial Canal Lock and Connecting Channels Project Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for a 45-day public review. [Read More]
Published: Jan-30-17

A canyon of concrete

The IHNC Lock is one of 11 navigation locks in the New Orleans District. Navigation is only one of the many missions of the New Orleans District. Others include environmental, flood risk management and hurricane and storm risk management. Nationally, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates and maintains 25,000 miles of navigable channels and 196 commercial lock and dam sites and is responsible for ports and waterways in 41 states. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-16