More From Hurricane Katrina

Magazine Street after post-Katrina improvements

Louisiana DOTD discuss rebuilding parish roads,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 31, 2015

The final two Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) videos commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina highlight the ...

Debris in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina

Louisiana DOTD develops debris management process in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 28, 2015

Removing and dealing with the sheer volume of debris was a major challenge for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and ...

Initial repairs to the I-10 Twin Span Bridge in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

VIDEO: Louisiana DOTD details I-10 Twin Span Bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 27, 2015

In its second video commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development feature the ...

Bay St. Louis Bridge reopening ribbon cutting ceremony in May 2007.

Ten years after Katrina: Biloxi Bay, Bay St. Louis...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 26, 2015

Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina damaged beyond repair the Biloxi Bay and Bay St. Louis Bridges, destruction that cut off ...

Cars lined up during the Katrina evacuation in 2005.

Louisiana DOTD launches Katrina video series...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 25, 2015

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is releasing a video series that features employees involved in the recovery efforts ...

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as the blueprint for storm-proofing future communities

Home design with a tornado-proof core could serve as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2013

After seeing countless homes destroyed in three recent natural disasters, an architectural contest was held to attract specific storm-proof house ...

Applauding coming together in times of need but appalled at union bureacracy turning away volunteers crews

Applauding coming together in times of need but...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 02, 2012

It's so great to see the construction industry help others in a time of need. After the tornado in Joplin, Mo., ...

In Court

In Court

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2012

Winds of Change   A hurricane trumps a “no liability” clause in a delay damages case.     By Brian Morrow   Construction projects are time sensitive ...

Reporter

Reporter

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 01, 2012

By Equipment World Staff   Built in America Louisiana storm surge barrier takes top global honors The Lake Borgne Surge Barrier, a two-mile-long, 26-foot-tall ...

BUILT IN AMERICA

BUILT IN AMERICA

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 26, 2012

Louisiana storm surge barrier takes top global honors   The Lake Borgne Surge Barrier--a two-mile tall, 26-foot tall concrete and steel bulkwark ...

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