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PRESS RELEASE

Bayou Chene Backwater Closure Project

ST. MARY PARISH (May 20, 2011) - A single sheet of sheet pile failed on the Bayou Chene project. T Baker Smith is working on remediation of the single sheet to repair or replace. This does not equate to totally system failure. Water elevation pass the Bayou Chene project is approximately 18-24" lower than before the project structure. Any additional questions please contact St. Mary Levee District office at 985-380-5500.


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