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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.