The five NLLD projects slated for construction are:
• Levee improvements in Gheens, increasing the height of four miles of levee from 4 feet to 7 feet
• Replacement of the old pump station in Des Allemands
• Installation of a deployable structure to close Hollywood Canal when needed to protect 1,800 homes and businesses from backwater flooding in Bayou Blue
• Enhancements to the 40 Arpent Canal Levee from Lockport Company Canal to Butch Hill Station, protecting 3,500 homes and businesses.
•Construction of 1,500 feet of levee from Bayou Folse to Highway 90, allowing NLLD to elevate existing levees in the area to 6.5 feet