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1 June, 2006. Lakeview, New Orleans, Louisiana. First day of hurricane season. Kewit contractors of the Gilbert Southern Group working for the US Army Corps of Engineers work on the $41.5 million Orleans Canal Interim Closure structure. The structure, designed to prevent water build up in the canal during hurricane storm surges is almost complete. A worker talks on his cell phone amidst the structure. The pumping capacity has yet to match that of pre hurricane Katrina levels, potentially leaving the affluent Lakeview neighbourhood unprotected once again.
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