CONTRACT NAME: Gardere Canal Phase III & Murphy Canal Phase I
LOCATION: Harvey, LA
APPROXIMATE CONTRACT VALUE: $20,982,000
OWNER: USACE SELA OFFICE
Scope of Work
The Gardere Canal project was a 12,200 linear foot project that included the excavation of 110,000 cubic yards of canal bottom to provide greater flow, installation of 24,400 wall feet of vinyl sheet piling, supply and installation of 70,000 tons of rip rap, construction of 24,400 linear feet of concrete slope paving, numerous sewer, water and drainage modifications, and the replacement of a concrete pile supported bridge.
This project included numerous logistical challenges associated with constructing a large scale drainage project in an urban area including constructing a significant portion of the project from a barge.