Gulf Intracoastal Waterway love

Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An inland waterway of bays, canals, and rivers from northwest Florida to Brownsville, Texas. It is approximately 1,770 km (1,100 mi) long.

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Examples

  • To make sure that doesn't happen, the Corps is planning to build a giant storm-surge barrier between Lake Borgne and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

    Before the Levees Break: A Plan to Save the Netherlands

  • The group also proposes speeding plans to rebuild wetlands and cypress forest in the Central Wetlands, an area within the levee system bounded by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, the MR-GO, and the populated communities of the Lower 9th Ward, Arabi and Chalmette.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • Col. Robert Sinkler, commander of the corps 'Hurricane Protection Office, which oversees the gate project, said shipping will still have access to much of the waterway from the canal lock at the Mississippi River and from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • Jean Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner has lobbied for a route that generally follows the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, the only alignment that would include Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria behind the main levee.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • Engineered Flow sales were up 35 percent reflecting strong municipal pump sales driven by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway project in

    Pentair Reports Third Quarter Sales Growth of 17 Percent and Net Income Per Diluted Share From Continuing Operations of $0.55 - Yahoo! Finance

  • On Aug. 29, 2005, a tidal surge from Hurricane Katrina rushed from the Gulf of Mexico through the MRGO and collided where it meets the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway with another storm surge from Lake Borgne, flooding New Orleans East, portions of Gentilly, the Ninth Ward, Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes.

    Courthouse News Service

  • (AP) - The state has nearly completed a $200,000 study on the future of the Houma tunnel, which runs beneath the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and connects the east and west sides of Houma.

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  • His earmarks included repair projects to the Galveston Seawall damaged by Hurricane Ike and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

    Reason Magazine - Hit & Run

  • With costs starting out at $695 million and likely to go beyond $1 billion, construction is underway near the confluence of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet, an area that funneled Katrina's wrath into the city in 2005.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Authorities say Westley Whitten, of Houma, drove a boat July 12 that towed 18-year-old Glen Verret Jr. on an inflatable raft on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

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