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Bonnet Carrè Spillway set to open Friday morning for about four weeks

(WXXV) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Bonnet Carrè Spillway by the end of the week. The Bonnet Carrè Spillway is...

Bonnet Carrè Spillway may be opened this week as Mississippi River continues to rise

(WXXV) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could be forced to open the Bonnet Carrè Spillway by the end of the week. Under the...

Budgets boost plans to deepen Mississippi River in Louisiana

WASHINGTON — The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend more than $85 million this year on a project to deepen the main channel...

Families of 2 killed in Louisiana barge crash suing owners

By Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Families of two crew members killed in a barge collision on the Mississippi River have filed a wrongful...

Mississippi River water levels rising, Army Corps activate “Phase II Flood Fight Procedures”

NEW ORLEANS (WXXV) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closely monitoring flooding of the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River has risen to 15...

Buck stands on frozen Mississippi River

The Midwest is experiencing some super cold weather with a winter storm passing through the region. But this buck doesn't seem to mind, leisurely standing...
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MDOT Continues to Monitor Mississippi River Flooding Levels

Crews from the Mississippi Department of Transportation are continuing to monitor the condition of flooded highways throughout the Mississippi Delta region. MDOT officials anticipate a...
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Bonnet Carre Spillway begins to close, public invited to Tuesday night meeting

Tuesday night the public is invited to attend a meeting at the St. Martin Community Center on Lemoyne Boulevard, starting at 7:30 pm.
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Barry Guaranteed to Cause Mississippi River to Swell, Likely Further Delaying Closing of Bonnet...

Mississippi River Swells and Threatens Louisiana Levees Flood fears rise in parts of Louisiana as tropical storm Barry continues to develop in the Gulf...