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CPRA Partners with Grand Isle Independent Levee District on Grand Isle Protection Project

July 19, 2019

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has signed a partnership agreement with the Grand Isle Independent Levee District to close a large gap in the protective  breakwater alignment on the bayside of Grand Isle. The estimated $6.5 million project will be fully funded by the CPRA. The Levee District will manage the construction of segmented breakwaters, closing an approximately one-mile gap in
protection infrastructure along the island.