Author: AMERICAN News

84-inch Spiral-Welded Steel Pipe Installed To Protect New Orleans

The $8.5 million pipe installation is part of a $105 million program that will eventually entail a large pump station at the low point of one of the city’s drainage canal systems. The pump station will be used to pump flood water, when necessary, through triple-barrel 84-inch steel pipe line over the levee and into the Mississippi River. The Harahan work was particularly difficult because of serious safety issues, groundwater and poor soil.

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