Chalmette Loop Levee

The Chalmette Loop Levee is a primary flood protection component of the Army Corps of Engineer's mission to protect the City of New Orleans. The Bayou Bienvenue to Bayou Dupre Reach LPV 145 is a 6-mile stretch of levee flood protection improvement adjacent to the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet waterway. The improvement consists of a 10- to 14-foot reinforced concrete T-wall to be constructed atop the existing levee to improve the flood protection to a 100-year event. Langan's role included pile foundation and subgrade stabilization design, constructability reviews, temporary bridge structural foundation design, and value engineering.