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TigerGrad2011
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If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
I know everything between the river and Highland Road would get water, but how fast would the water rise and to what level? I assume it would “spread out” to some degree over the rest of South Louisiana, but how much time would you have to get out of your house to safety?


LSUSkip
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Walker,LA
Member since Jul 2012
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
I guess it depends on the level of failure and where it was at.


InwardJim
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
The cajun navy would save us


beerJeep
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
Yo momma would sit in the breach and save da city.


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Jim Rockford
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
Protip to people sitting in traffic on the bridge when the levee breaks: use landscape mode.


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Bigfishchoupique
Member since Jul 2017
2996 posts

re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
When the levee breaks I’ll have no place to stay.


TigerGrad2011
Member since Aug 2016
1011 posts

re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
Right by LSU campus, 20’ x 20’ gap immediately.


SEClint
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
Demolition crews would make money


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TigersSEC2010
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
They will likely evacuate the area ahead of time, but assuming the failure happens around LSU, you'd possibly see thousands of deaths along Brightside and billions of dollars in infrastructure lost in hours.


scottfruget
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
Germany would flood


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PortHudsonPlaya
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Houston
Member since Jul 2017
3170 posts

re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
The government would spend billions of dollars to rebuild a shithole. Lots of politicians would get rich.


Jon A thon
Member since May 2019
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
quote:

If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?


They'd probably move the Super Regionals.


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Flashback
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
When the levee breaks mama you got to move


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johnnyrocket
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
I would not stick around to find out.


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CBLSU316
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
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The cajun navy would save us


Kibbles wouldn’t allow that


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CBLSU316
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
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The government would spend billions of dollars to rebuild a shithole. Lots of politicians would get rich.


After spending millions on studies......


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udtiger
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
Bad things

Just look at that Arkansas River breach.

Water would start overflowing the railroad track at Gardere within an hour
This post was edited on 6/3 at 7:48 am


Earthmover
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361 posts

re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
The doom and gloom wishcasters would get what they want.


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CoachChappy
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re: If the levees failed in Baton Rouge what would happen?
It’s ok. We can rebuild Fred’s


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kywildcatfanone
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