Sunshine Bridge Alternate Span Closed

Due to T/V KRISTEN ALEXIS’ crane stuck under the Sunshine Bridge alternate (west bank) span, the alternate span is closed to all traffic.

The main channel span remains open, but all vessels must pass at their slowest safe speed.

The official VTS Measure is below.

Due to T/V KRISTEN ALEXIS’ crane stuck under the Sunshine Bridge alternate (west bank) span, the alternate span is closed to all traffic.
The main channel span remains open, but all vessels must pass at their slowest safe speed.

For additional information, contact VTS Lower Mississippi River on CH-5a.

Tony Marinelli, Watch Supervisor
U.S. Coast Guard
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River
200 Hendee Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70114
504-365-2514