Protecting People, Property and Our Way of Life

September 2014 E-Newsletter

By:  North Lafourche Levee District

September 30, 2014

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Protecting Our People, Our Property
and Our Way of Life
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
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Upcoming Meetings

Lockport to Larose Levee Improvement Project
Informational Meetings: 
Wednesday, October 8

Lockport Town Hall
Open House – 5:30 pm
Presentation – 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 9

North Larose Fire Station
Open House – 5:30 pm
Presentation – 6:00 pm

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2014 NLLD
Board of Commissioners 
Cory Kief,
President

George W. Broussard, Sr.,
Vice-President

Kenney Matherne,
Secretary/Treasurer

Timothy Allen

Louis Andolsek

Daniel Clement

Nolan Smith, Sr.

Dwayne Bourgeois,
Executive Director

Madonna Viguerie,
Administrative Assistant

About the NLLD

The North Lafourche Conservation, Levee, and Drainage District (known as NLLD) was formed in 1992 to provide drainage and flood protection services for the northern portion of Lafourche Parish, including the entire parish north of the Intracoastal Canal.

The District includes over 250 miles of levees and drainage canals, and over 40 pump stations.

The NLLD office is located at 627 Jackson Street,
Thibodaux, LA  70301.

Phone:  985-537-2244

Learn More About the
Lockport to Larose Levee Project
at Next Week’s Meetings 

The NLLD invites you to join District representatives for informational meetings next week in the Lockport to Larose Project Area.
District representatives will discuss improvements that have been made to the flood protection and drainage systems from Lockport to Larose, as well as the NLLD’s proposed plans for additional levee and drainage improvements in this area.

October 8, 2014

Lockport Town Hall, 710 Church Street in Lockport
5:30 pm – Open House
6:00 pm – Presentation begins

October 9, 2014

North Larose Fire Station, 12084 Highway 1 in Lockport
5:30 pm – Open House
6:00 pm – Presentation begins

The Lockport-to-Larose Project includes major maintenance and re-sectioning of the levees from Lockport to Larose along the
40 Arpent Canal and Bayou L’ Bleau.
Ultimately, this project could provide a levee with a height of 7.5 feet above sea level throughout its length.

WORK AROUND THE DISTRICT
Lockport to Larose Project Area

The NLLD contractor has wrapped up work on the Storm Surge Protection Levee at Allied Shipyard in the Larose area. This project included construction of approximately 700 linear feet of earthen levee and installation of two floodgates by Sealevel Construction, Inc. The total project cost was $434,584.00.

Gheens Project Area
The NLLD is utilizing the District’s Cat/Wilco Amphibious Excavator to perform maintenance dredging in the Mathews Canal with the assistance of a Lafourche Parish Office of Public Works equipment operator.

Thibodaux – Lockport – Bayou Blue Project Area

The NLLD used the District’s Volvo/Weco Amphibious Excavator to remove trees that were obstructing drainage in the Cyprien Reservoir Canal near Raceland with the assistance of a Lafourche Parish Office of Public Works equipment operator.