Project Description

Grand Isle Levee

Public Works – Local
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The Challenge

To Be Met

After sustaining damage during the 2002 hurricane season, Grand Isle, Louisiana, required refurbishment of its hurricane protection levee and beach nourishment.

Grand Isle Levee
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The Solution

Our Creative Approach

Approximately 8,000 linear feet of the gulf side hurricane protection levee was refurbished to grade and then elevated to +12.0 EL. The beach area that eroded needed sand to be dredged and pumped to replenish it to the profile of the original construction detailed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). TBS provided topographic surveying, civil design, and construction administration for this project to grade and shape 8,000 linear feet of levee and beach nourishment, including provisions for vegetative planting. TBS also provided project alternative designs for potential borrow areas for dredging and construction.

Plans

Integrated Services

Making the Perfect Solution

  • Feasibility/Planning/Alternatives Analysis

  • Program Management

  • Unmanned Aerial/Laser Scanning Surveys

  • Topographic & Boundary Surveys

  • Hydrographic Surveying

  • Hydraulic and Hydrologic Analysis

  • Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)

  • Drainage Impact Studies/Master Drainage Plans

  • Environmental Studies/NEPA

  • Regulatory Compliance/Environmental Permitting

  • Levee and Pump Station Design

  • Bulkheads

  • Engineering Design – Civil & Mechanical

  • Grant Writing

  • Administration and Management

  • Construction Services

  • Grant Applications/Compliance

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