Tag: Hurricane Ida


Modular bridge reconnects Louisiana community hit by Hurricane Ida

December 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The Leo Kerner Swing Bridge was the only vehicular bridge the 1,200 residents of Barataria had to the mainland. When a rogue barge destroyed that link in the storm, they were left stranded. The state Coast Guard installed a temporary […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Congress Votes to Avert Shutdown, Adds $29B for Post-Disaster Rebuilds

September 30, 2021

Via: ENR

With a deadline looming, Congress Sept. 30 approved a spending package that temporarily averted a shutdown of most federal agencies, including many construction programs, and provides nearly $29 billion in emergency funds to help states recover and rebuild after Hurricane […]