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 (11/17/17)
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: