New Orleans to Venice Hurricane

Protection System

  • Plaquemines Parish, LA 

This project is part of the larger USACE- MVN New Orleans to

Venice Hurricane Risk Reduction Project that incorporates

non-federal levees to federal hurricane protection levees. This

project scope included clearing and grubbing of the area under

the temporary flood protection; excavation of existing levees,

drainage ditches to the cross sections, lines and grades shown

on the drawings; structural excavation and backfill for the

floodwall, levee tie-ins and other work required;


Embankment work to include: two (2) preload tie-ins; foundation

preparation and construction; backfill of ditches and cutoff

trenches; Stone Surfacing for maintaining and construction of

levee access roads and area around the new pump station; all

work required for the prevention of environmental pollution,

removal, transportation and disposal of any hazardous and/or

regulated solid water generator; control of environmental

pollution (air, water and land, and noise, fish and wildlife);

Implementing and enforcing Storm Water Pollution Prevention

Plan through the use of silt fencing, truck wash down racks and daily monitoring; Demolition and deconstruction of the existing pump stations (2) to include steel frame building with wood frame members, timber pile supports, timber piles, fuel tank platform and piles, steel sheet pile and steel fencing;  

Architect: N/A

Year of Completion: 2020