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Rising Mississippi River spurs daily patrols of West Bank levee – Article by Andrea Shaw (NOLA.com/The Times Picayune)

With the Mississippi River rising above 13 feet, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West is conducting daily patrols looking for troublespots in the flood protection s system. In this 2011 file photo, debris carried by the rising river stacks up along the levee in Algiers, down river from the Crescent City Connection. (NOLA.com | The […]

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Four-Wheeler Damage to Levee – Article by Andrea Shaw (NOLA.com/The Times Picayune)

Four-wheelers ripped up the flood protection side of the levee in lower coast Algiers over the holidays, according to officials with the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West. Vehicles are not allowed on public levees without a permit and violators face trespassing charges if caught, officials said. (Courtesy SLFPA-West) Four-wheelers caused severe damage to Algiers levees […]

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