COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 23-May-2019

Bayou Lafourche Siphon DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: Bayou Lafourche Siphon DEAUTHORIZED
PRIORITY LIST: 5 PROJECT NO: 0557 CWPPRA NO: PBA-20 DNR NO: BA-25
PROJECT TYPE: Freshwater Diversion NET ACRES BENEFITTED:
REGION: 3 BASIN: Terrebonne PARISH: Iberville
LEAD AGENCY: EPA
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA.

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION: 19-Feb-1997 ( Actual )    
DESIGN COMPLETION:    
CONSTRUCTION START:    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION:    
ESCROW AMENDMENT10/25/2007 5-May-1997 ( Actual ) No: 46
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL:    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE: 25-Oct-2007      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 2/28/1996 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval:    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 3 Charles W. Boustany
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 20 Norby Chabert
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 58 Edward J. Price

Point of Contact:

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
REGION 6

Brad Crawford
Project Manager
EPA Region 6 (6WQ-EMC)
1445 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75202-2733
PHONES:  
Office: (214) 665-7255
Fax: (214) 665-6689

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 23-May-2019

Bayou Lafourche Siphon DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT LOCATION:

Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, and Terrebonne Parishes, Louisiana.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The multi-purpose project will provide 1,000 cfs of fresh water from the Mississippi River to Bayou Lafourche and subsequently to coastal wetlands to the south. The first phase of the CWPPRA project has been initiated for design, evaluation, and refinement of cost estimates. The costs estimated include modifications to infrastructure such as bridges along the bayou. Areas of fresh marsh, intermediate marsh, and shallow open water will be benefitted by the project.

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 9-Jul-2012 )

Project was deauthorized by the Task Force on October 25, 2007.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $1,500,000 , which includes $1,500,000 for construction first costs, and $0 and $0 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

LaCoast.gov Project Managers' Technical Factsheet