Corps Repairs Louisiana Damage From 2011 Flooding

October 3, 2012

There’s damage from last year’s historic Mississippi River flood to repair still.

On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced the repairs.

The work includes:

  • $2.8 million in sheet piling wok to deal with seepage on the Mississippi River levee near the Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson Parish.
  • $1.9 million in sheet piling will to deal with seepage in Algiers in New Orleans.
  • In St. Mary Parish, the agency is spending $2 million on repairing pump stations in Plattenville and $2 million to reduce the risk of river flooding and prevent seepage under the Wax Lake east and west pumps stations.
  • $2 million to repair pump stations in Franklin, Centerville and Northbend.

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