Jean-Baptiste de Bienville Elementary School Groundbreaking

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New Orleans, La., May 31, 2009 -- The Jean Baptiste de Bienville Elementary School is one of more than 80 New Orleans Public Schools projects to be constructed with funding from the recently approved $1.837 billion in grant funding for the Orleans Parish School Board and the Recovery School District. The buildings stood in approximately seven feet of water for several weeks. High winds also caused severe damage to the roof systems and building exteriors, leading to further water intrusion. FEMA/Amy Webbeking
New Orleans, La., May 31, 2009 -- The Jean Baptiste de Bienville Elementary School is one of more than 80 New Orleans Public Schools projects to be constructed with funding from the recently approved $1.837 billion in grant funding for the Orleans Parish School Board and the Recovery School District. The buildings stood in approximately seven feet of water for several weeks. High winds also caused severe damage to the roof systems and building exteriors, leading to further water intrusion. FEMA/Amy Webbeking - Location: New Orleans, LA
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