Cultural Resources Survey Along Portions of Jones Creek and Lively Bayou, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.
COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS INC BATON ROUGE LA
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This study presents the results of a cultural resources survey conducted by Coastal Environments, Inc., CEl of two segments of the proposed right-of-way ROW for drainage improvements along Jones Creek and its tributaries in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. The improvements are part of a larger project undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE, New Orleans District, in cooperation with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Office of Public Works, the City of Baton Rouge, and East Baton Rouge Parish to construct drainage improvements in the Amite River and Tributaries, East Baton Rouge Parish Watershed Flood Control Project. The areas selected for study are located near two previously reported prehistoric archaeological sites l6EBRl3 and 16EBR26. The project area for l6EBRl3 encompassed approximately 4.6 acres and that for 16EBR26 encompassed approximately 6.6 acres. Fieldwork for this project, consisting of an intensive pedestrian survey that included shovel tests and auger borings, was conducted by a three-person team. No significant standing structures were located in the project area. No archaeological remains were encountered, and no further work is necessary.
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