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Progress Update on Drainage Work


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 from northern city limit south to Gentry Lane (private drive)

Work Package # 2 – Draughan Creek from southern city limit north to Greenwell Springs Road

Work Package # 3 – Beaver Bayou from southern city limit north to Wax Road

Work Package # 4 – Shoe Creek and un-named canals and drains from Bryce Canyon Drive north to Hooper Road

Work Package # 5 – Draughan Creek from Droze Road north to Fir Avenue and an un-named tributary starting at the intersection of Wax Road and Greenwell Springs Road north to Lawnside Avenue

Work Package #6- Beaver Bayou from Wax Road north to approximately 3,000 feet north of Hooper Road and an un-named canal/drain near Paint Avenue.

As of Friday (11/3/17)

LGS continues to Work Package # 7 and #8. These areas are pretty congested and it is expected that work will continue in these areas through this week and into next.

- 11 of the known sites were removed this week.

- Debris is also being encountered between sites.

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

- 68 remaining known sites

- 721 Tons of debris have been removed to date

- 90,860 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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