COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 22-Oct-2019

Marsh Creation E of the Atchafalaya Rvr-Avoca Island DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: Marsh Creation E of the Atchafalaya Rvr-Avoca Island DEAUTHORIZED
PRIORITY LIST: 6 PROJECT NO: 0666 CWPPRA NO: CW-5i DNR NO: TE-35
PROJECT TYPE: Marsh Creation NET ACRES BENEFITTED:
REGION: 3 BASIN: Terrebonne PARISH: St. Mary
LEAD AGENCY: COE
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION:    
DESIGN COMPLETION:    
CONSTRUCTION START:    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION:    
ESCROW AMENDMENT7/23/1998 No:
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL:    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE: 23-Jul-1998      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 4/24/1997 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval:    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 3 Charles W. Boustany
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 999 Not Available
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 999 Not Available

Point of Contact:

DEPT. OF THE ARMY
CORPS OF ENGINEERS

Brad Inman
Project Manager
CEMVN-PM-OR
7400 Leake Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70160
PHONES:  
Office: (504) 862-1940
Fax: (504) 862-1892

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 22-Oct-2019

Marsh Creation E of the Atchafalaya Rvr-Avoca Island DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT LOCATION:

The project is located in St. Mary and Terrebonne Parishes south of Morgan City, LA.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Avoca Island is a failed agricultural impoundment that became flooded when the levee broke in 1927. The objective is to create marsh with dredged material. The project consists of the beneficial use of dredged material from the "Crew Boat Chute" and placing it in the Avoca Island area.

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 1-Jan-1990 )

A draft memorandum dated December 5, 1997 was sent to the Technical Committee Chairman requesting the Task Force to deauthorize the project. COE requested deauthorization at the January 16, 1998 Task Force meeting.

Project deauthorized July 23, 1998.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $66,869 , which includes $66,444 for construction first costs, and $425 and $0 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

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