Oct 2, 2012 9:05 AM by AP/CS

Corps repairs damage from 2011 flooding

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There's damage from last year's historic Mississippi River flood to repair still.

On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced the repairs.

The work includes:

- $2.8 million in sheet piling wok to deal with seepage on the Mississippi River levee near the Huey P. Long Bridge in Jefferson Parish.

- $1.9 million in sheet piling will to deal with seepage in Algiers in New Orleans.

- In St. Mary Parish, the agency is spending $2 million on repairing pump stations in Plattenville and $2 million to reduce the risk of river flooding and prevent seepage under the Wax Lake east and west pumps stations.

- $2 million to repair pump stations in Franklin, Centerville and Northbend.


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