COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 6-Dec-2019

East Timbalier Island Sediment Restoration, Phase 1

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: East Timbalier Island Sediment Restoration, Phase 1
PRIORITY LIST: 3 PROJECT NO: 0341 CWPPRA NO: XTE-67 DNR NO: TE-25
PROJECT TYPE: Barrier Island NET ACRES BENEFITTED: 1913
REGION: 3 BASIN: Terrebonne PARISH: Lafourche
LEAD AGENCY: NMFS
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA.

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION: 1-Feb-1995 ( Actual )    
DESIGN COMPLETION: 1-Mar-1998 ( Actual )    
CONSTRUCTION START: 1-May-1999 ( Actual )    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION: 1-May-2001 ( Actual )    
ESCROW AMENDMENT 7-Jun-1995 ( Actual ) No: 20
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL: 21-Oct-1998 ( Actual )    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE:      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 10/1/1993 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval: 1-Oct-1993 ( Actual )    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 1 Steve Scalise
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 20 Norby Chabert
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 54 Jerry Gisclair

Point of Contact:

DEPT. OF COMMERCE
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE

Cheryl Brodnax
Marine Resources Habitat Specialist
Louisiana Business and Technology Center
South Stadium Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
PHONES:  
Office: (225) 578-7923
Fax: (225) 578-7926

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 6-Dec-2019

East Timbalier Island Sediment Restoration, Phase 1

PROJECT LOCATION:

East Timbalier Island is in Lafourche Parish and is part of an island chain that fronts Terrebonne/Timbalier Bay.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The objective is to strengthen and thus increase the life expectancy of East Timbalier Island beyond its estimated 11 years by placing dredged material along the landward shoreline. The project calls for the mining of 890,000 cubic yards of sediment and placing it in three embayments along the landward shoreline of East Timbalier Island. The project will in essence, double the width of this island.

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 26-Jul-2001 )

Construction completed in December 1999. Aerial seeding of the dune platform was achieved in spring 2000, and the installation of sand fencing was completed September 30, 2000. Vegetative dune plantings were completed May 1, 2001.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $3,617,877 , which includes $3,475,241 for construction first costs, and $142,636 and $0 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

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