Needed Projects - West Bank

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Updated on May 27, 2015

St. Charles Parish will use funds generated by the outer protection levee millage passed on May 2, 2015 to pay for the following planned projects and ongoing operation and maintenance on the West Bank:

  • West Bank Construction: $268 million 2
    • Paradis pump station, Magnolia Ridge pump station, New Sunset pump station
    • Bayou Des Allemands flood gate and pump station or 2 Northern Alignment pump stations
    • Rebuild 13 miles of Sunset Reach levee
    • Complete Ellington t-walls
    • Rebuild 3 miles of Magnolia Ridge Reach levee
    • 20 miles of levee constructed if Northern Alignment is chosen

  • West Bank Operation and Maintenance: $1.97 million 4

  • West Bank and Vicinity Operation and Maintenance: $262,000 5

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Project Name Features Location
Ellington Reach 2, 4
West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee, permitted

3.1 miles of levee

4 t-walls
1 new pumping station

Luling
Magnolia Ridge Reach 2, 4
West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee, permitted

Improve existing 3-mile levee

1 new pump station
1 t-wall

Gate at Paradis Canal

Boutte
Sunset Reach 2, 4
West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee, existing

Improve existing 13-mile levee

1 new pump station

Paradis
Bayou Gauche
Des Allemands
West Bank Levee Closure 2, 4
West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee, proposed
Construct flood gate / pump 
station at Bayou Des Allemands with closure via Hwy. 90 Alignment or...
Closure via Northern Alignment with 2 new pump stations
Entire West Bank

operate and maintain
Project Name Features Location
West Bank and Vicinity Levee 5
Federal, existing

1-mile levee

3 flood / railroad gates

 Ama
Willowridge Reach 4
West Bank Hurricane Protection Levee, under construction

2.3-mile levee

1 new pump station
 Luling

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