Supporting Infrastructure in Southeast Louisiana

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced the capital construction proposal for the next fiscal year (FY 2016), which includes millions in funding for projects in Southeast Louisiana.

The proposal was submitted to the Legislature in the form of House Bill 2 and includes several investments in higher education and infrastructure projects.

Governor Jindal said, “This year we are supporting many key projects throughout our state, including valuable investments in higher education and healthcare, as well as improvements to our local roads and infrastructure. These investments will ensure that we are making Louisiana one of the best places in the country for people to get a job and raise a family.

Some of the announced transportation and infrastructure investments in the Southeast Region include:

  • $4 million for the Lafitte area tidal protection in Jefferson Parish.
  • $3 million for the hurricane protection system from Larose to Golden Meadow in Lafourche Parish.
  • $2 million for slip dredging and improvements for the Terrebonne Port Commission Government Multi-Use complex in Terrebonne Parish.
  • $1 million for the Milan Upland Yard improvements for the Port of New Orleans in Orleans Parish.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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