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Port Marigny rift could return to Mandeville council in February

The Times-Picayune

Date: 1/18/2017 10:40:00 AM

The council is expecting direction from its legal team soon. The Port Marigny proposal calls for developing an abandoned, 78-acre former concrete plant just east of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway into a mixed-use community with hundreds of residences

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6 Record-Breaking Bridges You Can Visit Around the World

Date: 1/18/2017 5:49:00 AM

There are many variants of this record, from the longest steel arch bridge (the 1,811-foot Chongqing-Chaotianmen Bridge in China) to the longest continuous bridge over water (the 23.83-mile Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana). But the longest bridge

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LDWF to close shrimp season in portions of state inside waters


Date: 1/17/2017 2:50:00 PM

Those waters that will close to shrimping include: Lake Pontchartrain, Chef Menteur and Rigolets Passes, Lake Borgne, Mississippi Sound, Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO), a section of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Orleans parish from the

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Christie's to auction items from Mobile's Altmayer estate this week

Date: 1/17/2017 9:38:00 AM

Among the many paintings in the collection is Richard Clague's "North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain at Mandeville," which was on loan to the Oval Office when Carter was president, Gagen said. It is estimated to sell at between $120,000 and $180,000

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Retired Slidell police officer dives into water recovery work

The Advocate

Date: 1/15/2017 2:39:00 PM

Michaud also helped locate and recover an airplane that crashed into Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans Lakefront Airport in August, claiming the lives of the pilot and one of two passengers. Michaud sees what he does as a mission. He began diving as a

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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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