MISSISSIPPI RIVER LEVEES, OLD RIVER SEEPAGE BERMS REPAIRS

ATCHAFALAYA BASIN LEVEE DISTRICT, POINT COUPEE PARISH, LA

APC was contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair the Old River Seepage Berms located in Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana.

The scope of this flood control project included performing the following: de-water, process and develop borrow pit material, excavate, grub, grade and prepare the berm to accept clay material for seepage repairs.

APC placed processed material (clay) in benched lifts to bring the levee up to desired grade, repairing underpinning and saturation damage caused by seepage and the high water table in the spillway.

  • CLIENT U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District
  • YEAR 2014
  • WE DID Earthwork, Excavation, Levee Construction, Turf Establishment
  • CATEGORY