April 25, 2016 By: HoumaToday.com http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20160425/OPINION/160429887/0/search?p=all&tc=pgall Work is continuing on the Morganza-to-the-Gulf system that represents our region’s most ambitious plan for flood protection. It is not quick or easy work — or cheap — but it is progressing. A 9,000-foot section of levee, known as Reach G-2B, should be finished by this summer. That […]
April 19, 2016 By: Jacob Batte, HoumaToday.com http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20160419/ARTICLES/160419645/0/search?p=all&tc=pgall A 9,000 foot gap in the middle of the Morganza to the Gulf storm protection system near Cocodrie should be completed this summer. Known as Reach G-2B, the $13 million, 13-foot levee starts along Bayou Sale Road before connecting inland. Once completed, the storm protection system […]
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By: Meredith Burns, HoumaToday.com March 28, 2016 http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20160328/ARTICLES/160329665/0/search?p=all&tc=pgall With permits in hand, local levee district officials are preparing to build parts of the most eastern portions of the Morganza-to-the-Gulf storm-protection system in Lafourche Parish. South Lafourche Levee District General Manager Windell Curole said his agency is working with the Terrebonne Parish Levee District on agreements […]
Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District President Tony Alford and Program Manager Mitch Marmande discuss progress on the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection Project during this edition of the “Going Public” program on HTV. (2 segments) Segment 1: http://permalink.fliqz.com/aspx/permalink.aspx?at=f16ae78d0a354d9d91cc5dec5a201bd2&a=4df83fd5293648d6bac53d692de076dc Segment 2: http://permalink.fliqz.com/aspx/permalink.aspx?at=848244199dcc4fec86b1c7f3c5213ab2&a=4df83fd5293648d6bac53d692de076dc
By: Sean Ellis, HoumaToday.com March 1, 2016 http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20160301/ARTICLES/160309988 Terrebonne Parish is continuing its work to build a ring of redundant levees inside the Morganza-to-the-Gulf Levee System with a four-mile levee on the Dulac side of Lake Boudreaux. The parish is working to close an opening in the levees from south of the Terrebonne Parish Criminal […]