Bay St. Louis, Mississippi: Hurricane Katrina High Water Marker

Concrete slabs on both sides of the I-10 exit 13 overpass show the flood peak water level after 2005's Hurricane Katrina. Erected by the Mississippi Dept. of Transportation.
Address:
MS Hwy 603, Bay St. Louis, MS
Directions:
I-10E exit 13 next to the overpass, southeast corner.
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Katrina High Water Slab.

Hurricane Katrina High Water Marker

The Katrina High Water Slab can be viewed from the Hwy 603 intersection.

[Patsy Lewis, 06/30/2019]

The slabs commemorate how high the water rose in 2005, reaching the I-10 overhead span where it crosses over Highway 603.

Hurricane Katrina High Water Marker

Blink and you miss it during the day -- at night it's lit up. Right at the intersection of I-10 and Hwy 43. [Rose, 11/02/2015]
Hurricane Katrina High Water Marker

We saw this and it is very sobering to imagine water being that high that far inland.

[Gaylene, 06/11/2013]

High water monument.

Hurricane Katrina Flood Marker

Concrete slab off of I-10E, exit 13 showing water level after Katrina. It's right next to the overpass.

[Racheal, 01/06/2013]

There are two monuments, one on each side of the interstate. In 2011, the local papers reported that the town council griped to the state about the monument (which forever immortalizes how high water gets in a bad hurricane). It might discourage sought-after business development near the interchange.

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