GeoEngineers’ long relationship with Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is continuing this summer as a Coastal Engineering Consultants/GeoEngineers team prepares to restore about 13 miles of the Chandeleur Islands. Historically, this string of barrier islands has helped protect New Orleans’ east flank from hurricanes and storm surges, but they have been steadily shrinking […]
A new coastal restoration project near Cameron Meadows, Louisiana, is the latest teaming effort between GeoEngineers and the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). The project was mentioned in the August 22 issue of The Advocate, as part of a sobering assessment of Cameron Parish’s coastline restoration efforts. Read the full article over at […]
The September/October issue of GEOSTRATA Magazine, the official publication of the Geo-Institute, includes a feature by Principal Geotechnical Engineer Dave Eley. The feature focuses on the evolving approach to coastal protection and restoration along the Gulf Coast through the lens of the award-winning Whiskey Island coastal restoration project for Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]
GeoEngineers’ Caillou Lake Headlands restoration project off the Louisiana coast recently won a National Recognition Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards program. This is the second award the project received from ACEC. In 2019, the project also earned a Grand Award from the Louisiana ACEC chapter for its effectiveness […]
GeoEngineers’ Caillou Lake Headlands restoration project recently won a Grand Conceptor Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Louisiana’s Engineering Excellence Awards program. The project was the top entry in the Water Resources category, recognized for its effectiveness in preserving the state’s sensitive dune and marsh habitats. The ambitious Caillou Lake Headlands Project […]
The coastal marshes of Louisiana and other states are a valuable resource. Sadly, in many areas they are slowly disappearing. By working together with ports and other industries, we can use river sediment to restore shrinking marshland.