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Both projects will undergo a detailed permitting process and be designed and constructed to high standards with oversight from the Army Corps of Engineers to ensure a safe and dependable facility.

The Mid-Barataria project is several years ahead of the Mid-Breton project. For Mid-Barataria, the current schedule has the project design completed and permitted in 2020. Construction would start soon after and is expected to take between two and four years. The EIS process for Mid-Breton will likely start sometime in 2018 and construction is not anticipated to begin until 2022.

Mid-Barataria Summary Schedule


Mid-Breton Summary Schedule