When a large drainage ditch runs through the middle of your beautiful rural campus - right by the football stadium - it needs to look good.
Potential flood waters are channeled away in a project to repair tributary erosion sustained during Hurricane Katrina.
Several small trouble spots could have made for one large flooding problem.
More than 5,000 tons of reinforcement persuade a rambling river to go somewhere else.
Extra concrete is needed to repair damage and prevent flooding along the city's newest industrial access road.
When an old, corrugated metal drainage pipe caved in and caused the parking lot to collapse, stronger structures were needed.
Dangerous holes began to erode on the sides of a newly rehabilitated road when a corrugated metal drainage pipe rusted and collapsed, and a stronger pipe was needed.