Brown & Root has 100+ years of experience in meeting the unique flood control, water resource, and transportation infrastructure challenges found in the Gulf Coast. We have an excellent reputation not only as an accomplished contractor skilled in delivering technically challenging projects but also as a contractor that treats all project stakeholders fairly and with integrity.
Established in 1919, Brown & Root has participated in many unique, one-of-a-kind projects, including the construction of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, the construction of the first offshore oil platform in deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and, most recently, the construction of a 200-foot-tall launch mast for a private space exploration company. This mast was fabricated in Louisiana and shipped by barge to the customer’s launch facility.
Brown & Root is currently serving as the managing partner for the Louisiana Diversion Company—a joint venture formed to perform the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project for the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. This project is a $600-700 Million Dollar Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) project to construct a new 75,000 CFS sediment diversion on the east bank of the Mississippi River to capture sediment for land restoration.
Brown & Root has demonstrated a commitment to project quality and safety, an ability to bring innovative approaches to project delivery, and an exceptional ability to collaborate effectively with all project participants, owners, designers, environmental interests, and beyond. Many of the team’s senior leaders have personally collaborated on award-winning projects in the Gulf Coast such as the Corps of Engineers Inner Harbor Navigation Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (Lake Borgne Surge Barrier)—a key industry award-winning feature of the New Orleans storm damage risk reduction system and a project of directly comparable scope and complexity.
Reversing coastal loss requires an innovative approach to go from the permit and planning stages through project execution. Brown & Root delivers solutions that synchronize financial requirements with the orderly prosecution of the work to provide the best value to our customers.