COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 21-Oct-2019

Bayou Lamoque Freshwater Diversion TRANSFER

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: Bayou Lamoque Freshwater Diversion TRANSFER
PRIORITY LIST: 15 PROJECT NO: 1502 CWPPRA NO: BS-13 DNR NO: BS-13
PROJECT TYPE: Freshwater Diversion NET ACRES BENEFITTED: 620
REGION: 2 BASIN: Breton Sound PARISH: Plaquemines
LEAD AGENCY: EPA
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION:    
DESIGN COMPLETION:    
CONSTRUCTION START:    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION:    
ESCROW AMENDMENT No:
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL:    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE:      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 2/8/2006 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval:    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 1 Steve Scalise
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 999 Not Available
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 999 Not Available

Point of Contact:

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
REGION 6

Karen McCormick

EPA R6 (WQ-EC)
1445 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75202-2733
PHONES:  
Office: (214) 665-8365
Fax:

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 21-Oct-2019

Bayou Lamoque Freshwater Diversion TRANSFER

PROJECT LOCATION:

Region 2, Breton Sound Basin, Plaquemines Parish, American Bay Mapping Unit, along the east bank of the Mississippi River approx. 3.4 miles north of Empire across from

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

1) Repair the Bayou Lamoque freshwater diversion structures through the removal of the gates and their mechanical operating systems to allow free-flowing diversion at the maximum capacity of both structures; 2) Construct gaps in the natural levee ridges or spoil banks on Bayou Lamoque at strategic locations to facilitate distribution of diverted water and to promote the accretion of new wetlands through the deposition of diverted river sediments.

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 16-Nov-2015 )

CORRECTION: The project was TRANSFERRED to the state by the CWPPRA Task Force on October 25, 2007.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $9,510 , which includes $9,510 for construction first costs, and $0 and $0 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

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