Tag: Blue Roof Program
  • Town With 20,000 blue roofs installed, Corps of Engineers serves tens of thousands

    In a warzone, soldiers are trained to watch out for dangerous, life-threatening obstacles. Maybe the enemy scattered landmines around the terrain. Maybe there is a sharpshooter 300 yards away awaiting your approach. Tethered to rooftops in the hot Louisiana sun for the better part of their day, Corps of Engineers Blue Roof contractors assisting with Hurricane Ida disaster response know hidden dangers, too. Their sharpshooter is an unforgiving rusty nail piercing their boot bottom; their landmine is a weak section of roofing with hidden rot under the shingles. Being safe on the ledge of a two-story drop requires vigilance.
  • USACE launches new Blue Roof ROE cancellation process

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing an additional method for southeastern Louisiana residents to cancel the blue roof applications.
  • USACE’s mobile Blue Roof sign-up vehicles are at new locations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the latest mobile locations for its Blue Roof program sign up starting Sept 16.
  • Operation Blue Roof sign-up for Hurricane Laura extended

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the deadline to apply for Operation Blue Roof to Sept. 30, 2020. The original application deadline was set to expire Sept. 21. Residents can sign up for the program online at or call toll free 1-888-ROOF-BLU (1-888-766-3258).
  • Blue Roof Program sign-up station opening in Oberlin, La.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will move its mobile Blue Roof Sign-Up Center to Oberlin, Louisiana, at the Allen Parish Civic Center, 609 Tiger Lane, on Sept. 16. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The deadline to apply for Blue Roof is Sept. 21, 2020.