Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the Old River Control Structure for the first time since 2011. Built to prevent the Mississippi from diverting permanently to the Atchafalaya, the Corps opens the structure to release water from the flooded Mississippi. Below are several articles about the Structure from my archives.
The Corps will make decisions about opening the Morganza and Bonne Carre Floodways at the
In addition I am including articles on both floodways from 2011.
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