75°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Mon
82°
64°
40%
Tue
84°
62°
10%
Wed
85°
65°
20%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Corps awards contract for New Orleans levee clay

5 years ago December 08, 2009 Dec 8, 2009 Tuesday, December 08 2009 Tuesday, December 08, 2009 6:57:58 AM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $64.9 million contract to Chapel Hill LLC for clay needed to complete levees in eastern New Orleans, which was heavily damaged by flooding from Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

The corps said the levees required a specific type of clay to prevent seepage.

Chapel Hill has operations in Louisiana and Mississippi.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
75°
59°
Mon
Scattered T-Storms
82°
64°
Tue
Partly Cloudy
84°
62°
Wed
Partly Cloudy
85°
65°
Thu
Partly Cloudy
86°
66°