The study area for South Central Coast, LA is located in Iberia, St. Mary, and St. Martin Parishes. The majority of the study area borders Vermilion and West Cote Blanch Bays, both adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico.

Project Features

The recommended plan addresses flooding from coastal storm surge and includes elevation of 1,790 residential structures, dry floodproofing of 265 non-residential structures and wet floodproofing of 185 non-residential structures. The plan would be implemented on a voluntary participation basis.

Project Status

The South Central Chief’s Report was signed June 2022. The project requires funding to begin Pre-Construction Engineering and Design.