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October 2011St. John Eastbank Mississippi River Multi-Use Trail - Phase 1

Construction was recently completed on the St. John Mississippi River Multi-Use Trail, Phase 1. The trail brings an approximately 2.5 mile long asphalt multi-use path to St. John the Baptist Parish for its bicyclists and pedestrians alike to enjoy. The path runs from the St. Charles Parish line to Walnut Street. The president of St. John the Baptist, Natalie Robottom, and other parish officials celebrated the opening of the path at a ribbon cutting ceremony with several Meyer Engineers employees. For more information on the multi-use trail, please see this article in the L’Observateur newspaper.


October 2011LADOTD Submerged Roads - Magazine Street

As part of the LADOTD Submerged Roads Program, construction on Magazine Street was completed in October 2011. A ribbon cutting led by DOTD Secretary Sherri H. LeBas was held in front of Whole Foods Market on October 10, 2011. This $6.7 million improvement to Magazine Street consisted of resurfacing the asphalt roadway, new curbs, and new handicap ramps for sidewalks along the roadway. For more information on Meyer Engineers' involvement in the LADOTD Submerged Roads Program, plase see our project page. For information regarding the ribbon cutting and the Magazine Street project, please see the DOTD press release.


October 2011Val Reiss Park Multi-Purpose Building

Val Reiss Park Multi-Purpose Building In St. Bernard is currently under construction and is approximately 65% complete. The Val Reiss Multi-Purpose building is approximately 50,000 square feet and is designed for a range of activities, including sports, conventions, trade shows, etc. When completed, the building will be one of the premier buildings in St. Bernard Parish. The contractor is Gibbs Construction, LLC. The construction cost is $9.5 million. The multi-purpose building is part of Meyer Engineers' overall plan for Val Reiss Park. For information on the Val Reiss master plan, please visit our project page.


June 2011Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex

On Wednesday, June 1, 2011 the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex reached its substantial completion date. This milestone marks the completion of the project at approximately 95% for the project which began in August 2009. For more information please visit our project page and for additional photographs and information on the second sectorgate installation from the New Orleans Times-Picayune, please visit their site.


May 2011Elevated Gymnasium at Grand Isle School

Construction of the Elevated Gymnasium at Grand Isle School has been completed. The approximately $9 million elevated gymansium, located in Grand Isle, Louisiana, will serve as the school gymnasium for Grand Isle School and will also provide additional classrooms for their students. For more information and pictures of the gymnasium, please visit the project page.