Pontchartrain Beach Riprap Groin


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Pontchartrain Beach Riprap Groin

Two 500-foot riprap groins, or wave breaks, built by the WPA extend out into the Lake on either side of the sand beach to prevent wave wash. These structures are still in use today.

Courtesy of Louisiana Division/City Archives, New Orleans Public Library


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