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Press Releases

1407, 2019

FPA EAST CONTINUES TO REOPEN SEVERAL FLOODGATES

New Orleans, LA – Our field crews will continue the process of reopening floodgates in several areas around Orleans Parish. Today crews will be dispatched to open the following floodgates: Orleans Parish - [...]

1307, 2019

FPA TO OPEN SEVERAL KEY FLOODGATES

New Orleans, LA – Our field crews will begin the process of reopening floodgates in an effort to assist with rail, emergency routes, and river commerce. Beginning at 8:00 PM crews will be [...]

1307, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE: PARKING NEAR FLOODGATES

New Orleans, LA – We have received several reports from our field crews that vehicles are parked in front of floodgates. As we continue to monitor Hurricane Barry, we will eventually start reopening [...]

1207, 2019

TS BARRY 3PM UPDATE

New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East will continue closures due to the impacts of Tropical Storm Barry. Orleans Parish - Beginning at 6:00 PM crews will close floodgates on Highway 90 [...]

1207, 2019

UPDATED LIST OF CLOSURES IN ORLEANS PARISH

New Orleans, LA – Due to the continuing threat of Tropical Storm Barry the Flood Protection Authority–East will continue closures throughout the Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). Orleans Parish - Due [...]

1207, 2019

TS STORM BARRY UPDATES AND CLOSURES

New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East will continue closures due to the impacts of Tropical Storm Barry. St. Bernard Parish - Beginning at 10:00 AM the sector gates at Bayou Bienvenue [...]

1107, 2019

BOATERS SAFE HARBOR NOTICE

St. Bernard Parish, LA – The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) East Closure Sector Gate and Bayou Bienvenue Vertical Lift Gate are closing at 6:00 PM. Seek safe harbor at Caernarvon. Bayou Dupre will [...]

1107, 2019

COMPLEX STRUCTURES TO CLOSE DUE TO TROPICAL STORM BARRY

New Orleans, LA – Leadership of the Flood Protection Authority will begin closing complex structures today due to the projected wind conditions of Tropical Storm Barry. The Surge Barrier located in New Orleans [...]