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$28 million marsh creation project nears completion on New Orleans North Shore

November 8, 2017

BATON ROUGE, LA — November 8, 2017 — A project to restore 620 acres of marsh, nourish 310 additional acres, and reestablish the Lake Pontchartrain shoreline rim near Bayou Bonfouca in St. Tammany Parish is approximately 90 percent complete and is expected to finish dredging activities by early December.  Remaining construction related work should be complete by January and demobilization work will occur during daytime hours only.