Bayou Chene project gets $100 million boost

In 2011, the St. Mary Levee District installed a temporary structure that included a barge and steel sheet pile, which blocked flood waters and protected at least five parishes from flooding. (Submitted)

Since the 2011 flood fight, when the Atchafalaya River reached 10.5 feet in Morgan City, area leaders have pushed to install a permanent flood control structure on Bayou Chene that would protect at


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