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Upcoming Meetings for Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project

Posted on June 5, 2024

Join the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at an upcoming meeting for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project. Eligible property owners and interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend to learn more and hear updates as the first phase of Project construction begins.

Dates and Locations:

June 10 at 6 p.m.
Cameron Parish Police Jury – West Annex
148 Smith Circle
Cameron, LA 70631

June 11 at 6 p.m.
Westlake Freedom Hall
1100 National Drive
Westlake, LA 70669

June 12 at 6 p.m.
Abbeville American Legion Post 29
3319 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Abbeville, LA 70510

June 13 at 6 p.m.
FK White Middle School
1000 E McNeese Street
Lake Charles, LA 70607

The Southwest Coastal Louisiana Storm Risk Management and Ecosystem Restoration Project will provide hurricane and storm damage risk reduction and coastal ecosystem restoration in 4,700 square mile area located in Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion Parishes.

Nearly 4,000 structures were identified as preliminarily eligible for elevation in the 2016 Final Feasibility Study. Qualifying residential structures will be raised approximately five feet on average. Additionally, 342 non-residential structures will be considered for dry-flood proofing to three feet above ground and berm construction for 157 warehouses will be considered less than or equal to six feet above the ground.

To verify if your property is eligible, please click here OR call the Project hotline at (877) 814-2539.

For Project information, visit:

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