Whitney Barataria Pumping Station Floodwall


Plaquemines Parish, LA


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

approx. contract value


The purpose of this project was to remove the existing sheet pile flood protection and install a new concrete floodwall.

scope of work

The 1,200 linear foot reinforced concrete floodwall consisted of a sheet pile cut off wall, H-pile supported base slabs, and T-walls. Embankment and scour protection were installed on both the flood and protected sides of the floodwall. Finally, dolphin structures were constructed at the edge of the intake basin canal to protect the pumping station from incoming vessels.

This project had a 347 calendar days contract duration and was completed on time in lieu of a three-month delay to start the project.



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