USACOE Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study (LMR Comp)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host public scoping meetings for the Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study (LMR Comp). The LMR Comp is a five-year, $25 million mega-study that will deliver recommendations for effective and practical management of the Mississippi River from Cape Girardeau, MO, to the Gulf of Mexico. The purpose of the study is to identify recommendations for the comprehensive management of the region across multiple purposes, including: hurricane and storm damage reduction, flood risk management, structure and nonstructural flood control, floodplain management strategies, navigation, ecosystem and environmental restoration, water supply, hydropower production, recreation, and other purposes as determined by the Secretary of the Army

All potential stakeholders are encouraged to participate in these public meetings. Local meetings will be held at the following dates/times:

  • Feb. 28 from 1000-1200 and 1800-2000: New Orleans, LA: USACE New Orleans District Headquarters (7400 Leake Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118)
  • Feb. 29 from 1400-1600 and 1800-2000: Belle Chasse, LA: Belle Chasse Auditorium (8398 LA-23 Belle Chasse, LA 70037)
  • March 4 from 1400-1600 and 1800-2000: Port Allen, LA: West Baton Rouge Conference Center (2750 North Westport Drive, Port Allen , LA 70767)
  • March 5 from 1400-1600 and 1800-2000: Hahnville, LA: Emergency Operations Center (15026 River Road, Hahnville, LA 70057)
  • March 7 from 1400-1600 and 1800-2000: Morgan City, LA: Municipal Auditorium, Morgan City, LA (728 Myrtle St., Morgan City, LA 70380)

The attached press release provides additional meeting locations. Please feel free to share widely.