St. Tammany Fishing Pier

St. Tammany Fishing Pier (HM26GR)

Location: , LA St. Tammany Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 12.617', W 89° 47.662'

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The St. Tammany Fishing Pier was built from sections of the original I-10 Twin Span Bridges which opened December 21, 1965. Tens of thousands of cars used these bridges to cross Lake Pontchartrain between Slidell and New Orleans until the morning of August 29, 2005 when Hurricane Katrina made its final landfall. A storm surge in excess of 16 feet, combined with that water's return to the Gulf of Mexico destroyed the twin bridges. This destruction became one of the storm's most iconic images. St. Tammany Parish Government, partnering with LA DOTD and the LA Dept. of Wildlife Fisheries, chose to create a fishing pier as a new public use for the remnants of the bridges and as a testament to the s strength and resiliency of the citizens who call southeastern Louisiana their home.
HM NumberHM26GR
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Date Added Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 231006 N 3345389
Decimal Degrees30.21028333, -89.79436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 12.617', W 89° 47.662'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 12' 37.02" N, 89° 47' 39.72" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-10, LA , US
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