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FY22 Funding Requests

I-10 (Calcasieu River Bridge / Approach)

  • Project Location: I-10 from I-210W to US 90 in Lake Charles
  • Project Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
  • Requested Amount: $10 million
  • Member Certification Form

 

I-49 Lafayette Connector

  • Project Location: I-10,1-49 in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Project Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
  • Requested Amount: $10 million
  • Member Certification Form

 

Rebuilding University Avenue: Gateway to Our Future

  • Project Location: University Avenue Corridor in Lafayette, LA 70506
  • Project Sponsor: Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG)
  • Requested Amount: $15 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 705 W. University Avenue, Lafayette, LA
  • Explanation of the Request: The project will develop a corridor that is safe for all users, connect adjoining neighborhoods, improve pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicular mobility within the corridor while providing a gateway to Lafayette.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Acadiana Regional Multipurpose Center

  • Project Location: Hwy 3212, New Iberia, LA 70560
  • Project Sponsor: Iberia Parish Government
  • Requested Amount: $12 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 300 Iberia Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
  • Explanation of the Request: The center will serve as the emergency preparedness facility, event center, and Iberia Parish Sheriff Office Bureau of Investigation/Crime Scene Evidence Storage Facility.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Vermilion Parish Safe Room Project

  • Project Location: Abbeville, LA
  • Project Sponsor: Vermilion Parish
  • Requested Amount: $7 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 100 N. State Street, Abbeville, LA 70510
  • Explanation of the Request: The project would function as the Emergency Operation Center and the Parish’s Communication District Headquarters.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Acadiana to Gulf of Mexico Access Channel Project - Port of Iberia

  • Project Location: New Iberia, LA
  • Project Sponsor: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District
  • Requested Amount: $4,973,009
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 7400 Leake Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Explanation of the Request: The funding would be used for the Port of Iberia to deepen the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access channel (AGMAC) from the port to the Gulf of Mexico via the Intracoastal Canal. The goal of the project is to open up the Port of Iberia to more heavy-duty projects which will create jobs and new economic opportunities in the region.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Little Florida Shoreline - Southwest Coastal

  • Project Location: Cameron Parish
  • Project Sponsor: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District
  • Requested Amount: $3 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 7400 Leake Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Explanation of the Request: This funding would be used as part of the Cameron Parish Shoreline Protection Project to construct approximately 2,100 linear feet of nearshore rock breakwater to protect the shoreline and nearshore habitat.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Vermilion - Southwest Coastal

  • Project Location: Vermilion Parish
  • Project Sponsor: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District
  • Requested Amount: $10 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 7400 Leake Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Explanation of the Request: This funding will provide flood relief and begin the first round of elevations of 27 identified structures in Vermilion Parish. Funding for this project will cover parts, materials, labor, resources, design, and planning.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Calcasieu - Southwest Coastal

  • Project Location: Calcasieu Parish
  • Project Sponsor: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District
  • Requested Amount: $13 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 1015 Pithon St, Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • Explanation of the Request: This program is implementing the National Economic Development Flood Risk Reduction Plan from the 2016 Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study, completed in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Catahoula Lake Drainage Improvements

  • Project Location: St. Martin Parish
  • Project Sponsor: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District
  • Requested Amount: $1.5 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 301 W Port St, St. Martinville, LA 70582
  • Explanation of the Request: Dredging of Catahoula Lake due to siltation for safety purposes and drainage efficiency with a regional impact. Dredging the lake will entice further recreational aquatic activities as well as regional flood mitigation and prevention due to the increased hydraulic capacity of the lake channel.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Morgan City Flood Protection & Drainage Improvements

  • Project Location: St. Mary Parish
  • Project Sponsor: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - New Orleans District
  • Requested Amount: $19 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 7400 Leake Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Explanation of the Request: To improve levees and construct pump stations throughout the City of Morgan City to provide 100-year flood protection to the city; with coordination, support, and funding from St. Mary Parish Government, St. Mary Levee District, and St. Mary Parish Consolidated Gravity Drainage District 2A.  The work consists of elevating levees to provide surge protection and stormwater pump stations to provide for interior drainage. Flood protection and drainage improvements to achieve 100-year flood protection to ensure the community can continue to purchase affordable flood insurance through the NFIP.
  • Member Certification Form

 

Southwest Coastal Louisiana Hurricane Protection Project - University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Project Location: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • Project Sponsor: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • Requested Amount: $1.5 million
  • Full Street Address of the Intended Recipient: 104 E University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503
  • Explanation of the Request: The Southwest Coastal Louisiana project is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorized project that will provide non-structural risk reduction measures from hurricanes and storm surges, as well as coastal ecosystem restoration measures. The project covers a total area of 4,700 square miles and spans three parishes in southwest Louisiana: Calcasieu, Cameron, and Vermilion Parishes. The proposed non-structural plan includes residential structure elevation and floodproofing to reduce damages from tropical storms and hurricanes. The ecosystem restoration component of the project includes a variety of features such as marsh restoration, ridge restoration, and shoreline protection for the Chenier Plain ecosystem. The UL-Lafayette researchers will conduct a set of hydrologic and hydrodynamic assessment studies that will support the Southwest Coastal project by: (a) assessing the proposed structure raising and determining the most feasible and effective elevation for structure protection under different storm conditions, and (b) assessment of the different ecosystem restoration projects in the three-parish region covered by this project.
  • Member Certification Form