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DECISION–MAKING CHRONOLOGY FOR THE LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN & VICINITY HURRICANE PROTECTION PROJECT

 

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Date

Reference

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(00000000a) Questions by LMVD on Barrier Plan. USACE. (pdf, 8.5 MB).

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(00000000b) Project Freeboard by Reach. . (pdf, 62 KB).

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(00000000c) Q&A Implications of Dropping Barriers. USACE. (pdf, 117 KB).

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(00000000d) The Times-Picayune article "Second Look at Projects", re Private Gains from Project. The Times-Picayune, Cornelia Carrier. (pdf, 1.1 MB).

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(00000000e) Cat 4 Reconnaissance Study: Jefferson Parish Alternatives. USACE. (pdf, 18.4 MB).

1949 March 17

(19490317) Letter from St. Charles Parish Police Jury Resolution to Pontchartrain Levee District re Levee. St. Charles Parish Police Jury. (pdf, 44 KB).

1950 October

(19501000) Report on Flood Control and Shore Erosion Protection of City of New Orleans from flood waters of Lake Pontchartrain. Board of Levee Commissioners, Orleans Levee District (Bedell & Nelson, Engineers). (pdf, 2.1 MB).

1952 March 26

(19520326) Standard Project Flood Determination, EM 1110-2-1411. USACE. (pdf, 2.4 MB).

1956 February 13

(19560213) Notice of Public Hearing on Problems Caused by Hurricanes in the Coastal and Tidal Areas of Louisiana. USACE. (pdf, 959 KB).

1957 January 31

(19570131) HR Bill 3806 to modify and extend the project for Lake Pontchartrain, St. Charles Parish Levee. U.S. House of Representatives. (pdf, 191 KB).

1958 April 10

(19580410) Leveling in the Vicinity of New Orleans, Direction on Use. U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast and Geodetic Survey. (pdf, 197 KB).

1958 July 3

(19580703) Rivers and Harbors Act of 1958, Public Law 85-500. 85th Congress. (pdf, 1.8 MB).

1959 November

(19591100) National Hurricane Research Project Report No. 33: Meteorological Consideration Pertinent to Standard Project Hurricane, Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States. U.S. Weather Bureau Hydrologic Services Division, Hydrometeorological Section; USACE. (pdf, 20.4 MB).

1961 November 15

(19611115) Memos re Hurricane Studies - Surface Winds over Lake Pontchartrain, LA During Hurricane Betsy, September 1965. National Weather Bureau; USACE. (pdf, 21.1 MB).

1962 March 13

(19620313) Letter from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to USACE MVN re Recommendations on Original Barrier Plan. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (pdf, 675 KB).

1962 October 22

(19621022) Letter from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to USACE MVN re Recommendations re Modified Plans. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (pdf, 275 KB).

1962 November 21

(19621121) Interim Survey Report - Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 15.3 MB).

1963 January 30

(19630130) Memo re Interim Survey Report on Hurricane Study of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity. (St. Charles Extension.). USACE. (pdf, 871 KB).

1963 November

(19631100) Effects on Lake Pontchartrain, LA., of Hurricane Surge Control Structures and Mississippi River- Gulf Outlet Channel Hydraulic Model Investigation; Technical Report No 2-636. USACE. (pdf, 5.2 MB).

1965 March 1

(19650301) Engineer Manual 1110-2-1411: Standard Project Flood Determination. USACE. (pdf, 2.4 MB).

1965 July 6

(19650706) Letter from the Secretary of the Army re Interim Survey Report on Hurricane Study of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 14.8 MB).

1965 October 27

(19651027) Public Law 89-298, Rivers and Harbors Act. 89th Congress. (pdf, 1.8 MB).

1965 October 29

(19651029) Letter from MVN to MVD Regarding Authority for Probable Maximum Hurricane Protection. USACE. (pdf, 224 KB).

1965 November

(19651100) Report on Hurricane Betsy. USACE. (pdf, 37.4 MB).

1965 November 3

(19651103) Letter from National Weather Bureau re Adjustments to SPH Isovel Patterns in Memoranda HUR 7-62, 7-62A, 7-63, 7-64, and 7-75. National Weather Bureau, Hydrometeorological Branch. (pdf, 1.5 MB).

1965 November 4

(19651104) Memo re PMH Authority to Reconsider Degree of Protection for Lake Pontchartrain, LA and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 88 KB).

1965 November 17

(19651117) Memo re Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity, Dual-Purpose Control Structure at Seabrook (Seabrook Lock); Seabrook Lock Elevation. USACE. (pdf, 114 KB).

1965 November 24

(19651124) Citizens Committee for Hurricane Flood Control Suggestions. Citizens Committee for Hurricane Flood Control. (pdf, 541 KB).

1966 March 21

(19660321) Memo re Local Questions Regarding Project Costs for Chalmette Area. USACE. (pdf, 320 KB).

1966 August

(19660800) Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity Design Memorandum No. 1, Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis: Part I - Chalmette. USACE. (pdf, 3.2 MB).

1966 September 9

(19660909) Storm Surge Effects of the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet. USACE. (pdf, 2.5 MB).

1966 November

(19661100) Design Memorandum No. 3, General Design, Chalmette Area. USACE. (pdf, 24.6 MB).

1966 November 29

(19661129) Memo Regarding Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity - Modification of the Chalmette Area Plan to Include Larger Area. USACE. (pdf, 701 KB).

1967 January 20

(19670120) Request for Status Report on Construction Progress Concerning Proposed Flood Control Structures at Rigolets, Chef Menteur, and Seabrook. Board of Levee Commissioners, Orleans Levee District. (pdf, 126 KB).

1967 March 2

(19670302) Jefferson Parish Resolution for Reimbursement. Jefferson Parish Council. (pdf, 165 KB).

1967 April 24

(19670424) Memo Regarding Some Chalmette Costs Charged to Mississippi River Gulf Outlet Project. USACE. (pdf, 364 KB).

1967 July 21

(19670721) MVN Letter to N. Levy Regarding State Role. USACE. (pdf, 247 KB).

1967 August

(19670800) Lake Pontchartrain Barrier Plan: Design Memorandum No. 2 - General Design; Citrus Black Levee; Increase in Design Grades Across Project. USACE. (pdf, 189 KB).

1967 August

(19670800a) Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity Design Memorandum No. 1, Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis, Part II Barrier. USACE. (pdf, 2.1 MB).

1967 October

(19671000) Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity Design Memorandum No. 1, Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis, Part IV - Chalmette Extension. USACE. (pdf, 2.2 MB).

1967 October 25

(19671025) Review of Design Memorandum No. 1, Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis, Part IV, Chalmette Extension. USACE. (pdf, 75 KB).

1968 September

(19680900) Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity Design Memorandum No. 1, Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis, Part III - Lakeshore. USACE. (pdf, 2.6 MB).

1968 September 13

(19680913) Memo re Increased Costs of Authorized Hurricane Protection Projects. USACE. (pdf, 544 KB).

1969 September 4

(19690904) Letters re Jefferson Parish Resolutions for Updated Hurricane Paths. USACE. (pdf, 374 KB).

1969 September 29

(19690929) Comparison of Camille and Probable Maximum Hurricane (PMH) Surges. USACE. (pdf, 2.5 MB).

   

 

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