Progress Update on Drainage Work

September 26, 2017

 

 

 

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Note: The Army Corps of Engineers requested that the contracted work be broken down and submitted to them for approval in a total of 9 work packages. 

 

Work on the following areas has been completed by LGS: 

 

Work Package # 1 - Saunders Bayou near Greenwell Springs Port Hudson and Blackwater Roads (northern portion of City).  Includes 23 known sites.

 

Work Package # 2 – Draughan Creek from Greenwell Springs Road south to just south of Chervil Drive (southern portion of City).  Includes 17 known sites.

 

 

As of Friday (9/22/17)

 

LGS has continued to work on Work Packages  #3, #5 and #6. 

  • WP # 3 and 6 (Beaver Bayou) are expected to be completed this week.

  • These work packages seem to be taking a little longer than expected due to a large volume of debris.

- 14 of the known sites were removed this week.

- Debris is also being encountered between sites. 

- 99 of the 219 known sites (total for all work packages) have been removed. 

- 120 remaining known sites 

- 361.1 Tons of debris have been removed to date 

- 55,990 linear feet of channels have been cleaned to date. 

 

 

Below are some before and after photos from the work completed this week: 

 

 

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