The board overseeing plans to construct a new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport gave the official green light to a $178-million, five-gate expansion for the airport’s North Terminal project and set a new opening date of February 2019 for the entire facility. The expansion brings the overall project cost to $993 million.
Downtown New Orleans is seeing an unprecedented amount of hotels under development and construction, Angela M. Latino-Geier says, with member firms experiencing a level of demand unseen in more than 20 years.
In your story on the Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps project in New
Orleans (ENR 5/9 p. 24), with regard to the severity of Hurricane Katrina’s storm surge in Lake Pontchartrain, wave heights were typically similar to those assumed for the design of the structures (IPET, vol. 1, p. 2).