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Online Tool Maps Louisiana’s Water Flow Interactions to Preserve State’s Fresh Water

May 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping, Water

BATON ROUGE, La.—As part of an effort to preserve Louisiana's fresh water resources, RTI International worked with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to develop two online tools, released today, that offer a first-of-their-kind look at how Louisiana's waters interact…

Louisiana to Formally Submit Application for $100 Million Federal Transportation Grant

April 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

BATON ROUGE - Following through with a commitment to bring federal dollars back to Louisiana to reinvest in infrastructure, today Governor John Bel Edwards…

Louisiana to Receive a Minimum of $6.8 Billion for State Claims Related to BP Oil Spill

April 5, 2016 - in Financial, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

BATON ROUGE—Today the Court approved the settlement between the United States, the five Gulf States and BP for damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater…

USGS Tracks Louisiana Floods to Help Guide Emergency Relief

US Geological Survey water science specialists are in the field assisting flood relief work in Louisiana by documenting the extent of historic, long-lasting flooding this month across a broad swath of the state, from Shreveport in the northwest to the Pearl…

Federal Highway Administration Releases $1 Million in Emergency Relief Funds to Repair Highway and Bridge Damage in Louisiana

March 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Stormwater

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to help…

Louisiana DOTD Goes Mobile to Inspect Levees and More

Washington, D.C. , Feb. 29, 2016 – TerraGo announced today the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has deployed TerraGo Edge for the inspection of flood protection infrastructure including levees, dams and reservoirs. The DOTD’s…

America’s Wetland Foundation Lauds Steady and Experienced Leader for Coastal Authority

January 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Erosion control

NEW ORLEANS - With 74 percent of Louisiana voters citing coastal erosion as the issue of their lifetime, a change of administration for the state might pose worrisome doubts about steadying the state of coastal restoration and protection. After meeting with…

Water Resource Availability and Quality by Parish

November 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Water

BATON ROUGE, La.—Fact sheets that detail information about parish water resources and water-use are available online for 34 of the state’s 64 parishes, with more coming soon. The concept to produce short four to six-page fact sheets on the water resources…

Louisiana State Police to Utilize DOTD System as Primary Traffic Incident Alert Method

October 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Baton Rouge, La. – As part of Louisiana’s commitment to highway safety and traffic management, Louisiana State Police Troop locations across the state will begin using the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s Traveler Information…