Public Meetings Scheduled For Tangipahoa Parish Feasibility Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (USACE) will be holding public meetings Sept. 13-14, 2023, to seek input from Tangipahoa Parish community members about a proposed study focused on managing flood risk within Tangipahoa Parish.

The overall goal of the study is to identify and potentially recommend actions to manage flood risk to public safety and human life and reduce economic damages within Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. Over the next year, the study will begin to evaluate the full range of alternatives that could be reasonably considered for addressing flood risk problems within Tangipahoa Parish.

For more information about the proposed study and how to attend or access the upcoming public meetings virtually or by phone, please visit the following USACE website: Further study questions can be directed to the study team at [email protected].

The meeting dates and times are:
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at 6 p.m.
Amite Community Center
101 West Chestnut St.
Amite City, LA 70422

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at 6 p.m.
Tangipahoa Parish Government Building
15485 West Club Deluxe Road
Hammond, LA 70403

The meetings will also be streamed simultaneously on the district’s Facebook page at: and available for a call-in listening option.