Community Impact of Journey- Vazquez JV2 NWS Radar relocation project detailed in local news article

The beam from the National Weather Service radar in Slidell was approximately 5,600-7,200 feet above ground by the time it reached Baton Rouge. Once the radar is moved to Hammond and a lower tilt is used, the beam will scan approximately 1,800-2,800 feet above the Capital City.(WAFB)

Baton Rouge, LA – Journey – Vazquez JV2 is thrilled to share significant advancements in its collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Radar Tower Relocation project.

The recently featured article on WAFB, “NWS Radar is Moving: Here’s What You Need to Know,” highlights the groundbreaking work and strategic involvement of Journey- Vazquez JV2  in this crucial undertaking. The project marks a key milestone in our commitment to providing cutting-edge construction solutions and supporting vital initiatives that contribute to public safety and environmental monitoring. 

Once online in Hammond, the radar will be allowed to operate at a tilt of 0.3°, aiding in a lower scan and better detection of high winds and areas of potential rotation in the lowest levels of storms.” – Steve Caparotta

The collaboration between Journey – Vazquez JV2 and NOAA underscores our dedication to excellence, technical prowess, and the ability to contribute to projects of national significance. As the NOAA Radar Tower Relocation progresses, we remain steadfast in delivering unparalleled construction expertise and ensuring the success of this critical infrastructure.

To learn more about the exciting developments in the NOAA Radar Tower Relocation project and its impact on the community please read the full article on WAFB.

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