COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 6-Dec-2019

LaBranche Wetlands Terracing, Planting & Shoreline Prot DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: LaBranche Wetlands Terracing, Planting & Shoreline Prot DEAUTHORIZED
PRIORITY LIST: 9 PROJECT NO: 0914 CWPPRA NO: PPO-7a DNR NO: PO-28
PROJECT TYPE: Terracing NET ACRES BENEFITTED:
REGION: 1 BASIN: Pontchartrain PARISH: St. Charles
LEAD AGENCY: NMFS
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION: 21-Sep-2000 ( Actual )    
DESIGN COMPLETION: 1-Feb-2001 ( Actual )    
CONSTRUCTION START:    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION:    
ESCROW AMENDMENT10/25/2007 2-Mar-2001 ( Actual ) No: 75
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL:    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE: 25-Oct-2007      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 1/11/2000 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval:    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 6 William Cassidy
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 19 Gary Smith
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 92 Thomas P. Willmott

Point of Contact:

DEPT. OF COMMERCE
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE

Cecelia Linder
Program Manager
1315 East West Hwy
SSMC3 F/HC3
Silver Spring, MD 20910
PHONES:  
Office: (301) 713-0174 X162
Fax: (301) 713-0184

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 6-Dec-2019

LaBranche Wetlands Terracing, Planting & Shoreline Prot DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT LOCATION:

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Located along Lake Pontchartrain, the project will reduce emergent marsh loss along the shoreline by restoring and creating 489 acres through marsh terracing, shoreline protection and vegetative planting.

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 26-Jul-2001 )

Cooperative Agreement was awarded September 21, 2000. Engineering and design complete. Construction is scheduled for 2002.

Task Force approved Phase 2 funding at January 10, 2001 meeting. In a letter dated September 7, 2001, NMFS returned Phase 2 funding because of waning landowner support. Deauthorization is not requested at this time.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $306,836 , which includes $305,266 for construction first costs, and $1,570 and $0 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

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