Florida Avenue project

About this Project

  • Date: 2020

  • Client: United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

  • Project Type: Heavy civil 

The Florida Avenue Canal improvement project, as part of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Damage Reduction Program (SELA), consists of widening the existing concrete flume and box culvert sections of the Florida Avenue Canal from Drainage Pump Station 19 to Drainage Pump Station D.

Boh Bros. is completing Phases II and III of the project, with Phase II extending from Piety Street to Mazant Street (2,362 LF) and Phase III from St. Ferdinand Street to Piety Street (2,020 LF).

The scope of work consists of the construction of reinforced concrete flume and box culvert, including timber, concrete, and H-pile installation, foundation jet grouting, sheet pile installation, and temporary retaining structure construction.


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