Task Order for Atchafalaya Basin

Levee District, West Atchafalaya Basin

Protection Levee, Non-Continuous,

  • St. Martin Parish, Louisiana

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

Venice Hurricane Risk Reduction Project that incorporates

non-federal levee to federal hurricane protection levees

drainage ditches to the cross sections, lines, and grades shown 

on the drawings, structural excavation and backfill for the flood

wall, levee tie-ins and other work required. This project scope

included clearing and grubbing of the area under the temporary

flood protection and vegetation removal.
K-Belle was hired to excavate a new drainage canal and

maintenance of access and placement of haul roads, construct 

backfill for the floodwall and levee tie-ins. K-Belle was also in

charge of placement of geotextile and surface material and

drainage pipeline and sewer force main, asphaltic pavement

and canal construction.


Embankment Placement and Compaction: 
Work included two (2) preloaded tie-ins; foundation preparation and construction; ditches and cutoff trenches backfill; Stone Surfacing for

maintaining and construction of levee access roads and area around the new pump station; disposal of any hazardous and/or regulated solid water generator; control of pollution, (air, water and land, 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 two (2) included 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: 2012

Project Cost: $32,968,041.00