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Causeway Bridge southbound to close Sunday for repairs

The Times-Picayune

Date: 3/25/2017 11:16:00 AM

The southbound lanes of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge will be closed for repairs Sunday morning (March 25) for three hours, Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou said. The closure starts at 3 a.m. Workers will repair damage to the bridge

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Watch the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Perform on Lake Pontchartrain

Conde Nast Traveler

Date: 3/25/2017 10:24:00 AM

Composer Yotam Haber will premiere 'New Water Music' on the waterways of New Orleans. Rare is the composer who requires a marine coordinator. But as the sun sets on April 8, shrimp boats will carry the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and hundreds of

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Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to monitor water quality at Mandeville Beach

WDSU NewsChannel 6

Date: 3/24/2017 10:25:00 PM

The city of Mandeville had hardly cut the ribbon on the new beach on Lake Pontchartrain before concerns were raised over the quality of the water in the area. Signs were posted at the beach saying "Swim at your own risk. Water quality is not monitored

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Mandeville area on Lake Pontchartrain

Louisiana Sportsman

Date: 3/24/2017 9:30:00 PM

Quick intro – I am retired and travel full time. I will be spending April and May in the Mandeville area on Lake Pontchartrain. I plan to fish a lot while there. I don't have a boat, so will be fishing from from shore/jetty's/piers. Most interested in

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Mandeville's new, controversial beach draws picnickers, litter -- and resident complaints

The Advocate

Date: 3/24/2017 2:46:00 PM

Shortly after it opened, a high fecal coliform count was recorded at Bayou Castine. The city is going to work with the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation to set up a new water sampling station at the beach, said Villere, who met with the organization

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• Surface Area: 630 Acres
• Length: 41 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. It covers an area of 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 to 14 feet. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. It is roughly oval in shape, about 40 miles from west to east and 24 miles from south to north.
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