Manson Construction

Bayou Bienvenue Gate Lift

Owner: Shaw E & I / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: New Orleans, LA
Project Duration: 03/24/2011

On March 24, 2011, Manson Gulf installed a 140-ton, steel vertical lift gate for a storm surge barrier constructed for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hurricane Protection Plan. Using the derrick barge Wotan, the 34’ tall, 62’ wide vertical lift was placed at Bayou Bienvenue and will create an opening 56’ wide to allow vessels to pass through the barrier.