Progress Update on Drainage Work

November 21, 2017




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 (11/17/17)


LGS continues to  Work Package # 7 (Hubbs Bayou) and #8 (Blackwater Bayou). These areas are really congested. Crews will take off this week for Thanksgiving and resume on 11/27.


- 18 of the known sites were removed over the last two weeks.

- Debris is also being encountered between sites. 

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

- 60 remaining known sites 

- 983 Tons of debris have been removed to date 

- 99,510 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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