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Sinkhole on Lakefront Filled

New Orleans, LA – On Friday, June 25th, around 3 PM, Orleans Levee District police reported a hole in the levee near shelter No. 1. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) engineering team immediately mobilized to the site and observed a sink hole roughly 5 feet in diameter at the surface and 10 feet deep. [...] 

July 2nd, 2021|

FPA-East Offers Virtual Tours of the Flood Defense System

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) partnered with virtual reality (VR) company, Pyxis LLC., to produce a 15-minute virtual tour of the $4B Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS), which spans three parishes. The new technology allows for viewers to fly over the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier or walk through the 17th St Canal Pump Station with the use of any VR capable headset. [...]

April 8th, 2021|

Lakefront Access On Easter Sunday

New Orleans, LA – In an effort to maximize full access to the Lakefront while keeping safety top of mind, the Orleans Levee District Police Department (OLDPD) will have special traffic flow patterns in effect on Lakeshore Drive on Sunday, April 4th, beginning around 5:00 AM. [...]

April 2nd, 2021|
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