The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued today (August 3, 2018) is attached.
The status report updates conditions on the on the Bayou Boeuf and Calcasieu Locks.
The information for the Pintle Replacement at the Bayou Boeuf Lock is reproduced below:
“Beginning 14 August 2018 at 7am, Bayou Boeuf Lock will close to navigation 24hrs per day until 18 August 2018 at 7 pm due to gate repairs. Additional closures are expected to complete the gate repairs and will be posted on the lock’s website.”
The intermittent and scheduled closures at the Calcasieu Lock due to ongoing chamber guide wall work is reproduced below:
“Calcasieu Lock will be closed to navigation intermittently Monday through Friday from 7 am until 5 pm each day or as indicated by the Corps. This schedule will continue until approximately 1 December 2019.”