New Orleans Gates Are Hung As Call Rises for Taller Ones

Bergeron, Angelle
August 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/14/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 7, p13
Trade Publication
The article informs that engineers and contractors have put two 175-ton sector gates to block storm surge from forcing through a canal linking Gulf of Mexico and the West Bank section of New Orleans, Louisiana. Some questions have been raised on the height of gates. The gates have become the main component of the "Westbank and vicinity" hurricane protection system.


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