U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy has announced $163 million in federal funding for several flood mitigation projects across Louisiana.
Projects within the massive bill that will affect our area include: $42 million for construction and drainage improvements on the Louisiana Highway 22 bridge in Ascension and Livingston Parishes. $15 million for drainage improvements in Livingston Parish. And $10 million for residential elevations and buyouts in St. Tammany Parish.