Running time 3:34

Up to 1,200 trucks a day travel in and out of Port Fourchon by way of the LA-1 highway, carrying supplies and materials for rigs and platforms in the Gulf. Keeping the highway above water is a challenge for engineers. Henri Boulet of the LA-1 Coalition and Tim Osborn of NOAA’s Office of Coastal Survey explain how engineers use climate data, specifically sea level rise projections, to anticipate impacts and to keep the oil industry in business in Port Fourchon.