Press Releases2017-07-10T17:43:42-05:00

Press Releases

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 [...]

907, 2019

THE FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY MONITORS INVEST-92L

New Orleans, LA – In preparation of the potential impact of Invest 92L the Flood Protection Authority will take several measures to ensure to the safety and protection of the area. In accordance [...]

2005, 2019

FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY JOINS CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN

New Orleans, LA – Today leadership at the Flood Protection Authority announces the East Jefferson Levee District Police Department and the Orleans Levee District Police Department will participate in the Click-It or Ticket [...]

1103, 2019

SPECIAL ACCESS WAIVER

New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority has special waiver permits available for businesses and contractors wishing to operate on the levee system while under the State of Louisiana Emergency Declaration. READ [...]

2901, 2019

LAKESHORE DRIVE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER

New Orleans, LA – Please be advised Lakeshore Drive from Franklin Av. to Sen. Ted Hickey Bridge is closed due to high water. This is due in part to gusty winds. According to [...]