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Corps: New $19M seawall not stairwell to beach

BAY ST. LOUIS — The Bay St. Louis seawall is not meant for public access but to protect the road and utilities from hurricanes, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Susan Rees, manager of the Corps’ Mississippi Coastal Improvement Program, tells the Sea Coast Echo the $19 million seawall is not a stairwell to the beach although some ...

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Ceremony to celebrate completion, opening of $19M seawall

BAY ST. LOUIS — A ceremony Wednesday will mark the opening of Bay St. Louis’ new $19 million seawall, which should give much better protection from storms than the one that was there before Hurricane Katrina’s surge flooded into the city in 2005. The Sun Herald reports the completion of the work, which began in November 2010, will also allow ...

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Corps moving ahead with seawall construction

BAY ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is going ahead with plans to build a new seawall in Bay St. Louis after a federal agency rejected a contractor’s protest over the handling of bids for the project. Roger Caplinger, president of Bay St. Louis-based Innovative Builders Inc., protested the bid award last January. He said his company ...

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