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Bayou Teche Flood Control Structure, St. Mary Levee District

YEAR:

2020

LOCATION:

St. Mary Parish

APTIM is constructing a flood protection structure in Bayou Teche, creating a closed flood protection system to protect the city of Franklin and neighboring unincorporated areas from flooding. This area of protection includes approximately 6,500 properties with 79% of that total being residential properties with a population of approximately 13,500. Around 22,000 agriculture acres are also included in this area of protection.

Services Provided

  • Construction and installation of a steel floodgate
  • Construction of steel receiving structure
  • Installation of braced steel sheet pile floodwalls
  • Installation of mooring pile and protection dolphins
  • Installation of pivot and pull structures
  • Construction and installation of a levee
  • Dredging and scour protection