Pontchartrain Levee District needed assistance with flood risk reduction, specifically minimizing flood duration within the Bluff Swamp. McKim & Creed’s team helped accomplish this by restoring the conveyance of Fish Bayou into Bayou Manchac with the construction of two 12×12-foot reinforced concrete box (RCB) gated control structures controlled by SCADA.

Fish Bayou Control Structures

Pontchartrain Levee District needed assistance with flood risk reduction, specifically minimizing flood duration within the Bluff Swamp. McKim & Creed’s team helped accomplish this by restoring the conveyance of Fish Bayou into Bayou Manchac with the construction of two 12×12-foot reinforced concrete box (RCB) gated control structures controlled by SCADA.