New Orleans Rebuild Plans Taking Shape

Bergeron, Angelle
January 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/23/2006, Vol. 256 Issue 3, p12
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This article reports that members of the Urban Planning Committee of the Bring New Orleans Back Commission of Louisiana have a long to do list if they are to meet the self-imposed June 2006 deadline for completing and compiling plans for rebuilding the city. No matter how grand the plan, whether the city will be built like a house of cards or rest upon a firm foundation depends largely upon what the federal government and the U.S. Corps of Engineers do with the levee protection system. With the National Weather Service predicting that the next hurricane season will be as active as last year's, the rest of the country is watching and waiting to see how New Orleans recovers.


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