A precast concrete pile cap, spun-cast piles and closure piles come together to form a storm surge barrier that will better protect New Orleans from future violent weather attacks on the Gulf Coast. This massive project stretches two miles along the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway and beyond the billion-dollar mark, designed to protect against 100-year storm surges.
Highway 90 collapses after Hurricane Katrina roars through coastal Mississippi but a precast concrete causeway stands tall after the storm.
A thankless job proved life-saving in the disaster that followed Hurricane Katrina. But did anybody notice? […]