St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Project Virtual Public Meeting

West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Project Virtual Public Meeting

New Orleans - 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 at 10 a.m. on the project’s Facebook page at: facebook.com/WestShoreLakePontchartrain.

The West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project is located in southeast Louisiana on the east-bank of the Mississippi River in St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James Parishes. The purpose of the project is to construct a hurricane risk reduction system extending from the Bonnet Carré spillway to Garyville.

This project was authorized as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. Non-federal sponsors for the project include the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Pontchartrain Levee District.

More information about the study is available on the project website here:
https://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/About/Projects/BBA-2018/West-Shore-Lake-Pontchartrain/.

The general public, interested parties, and stakeholders are invited to attend. Questions will be addressed during the Facebook Live stream.

Questions can also be submitted to askthecorps@usace.army.mil.

 
 

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