Official Notice: VTS Measure – Sunshine Bridge closure

The Captain of the Port of New Orleans 

  • Will close all spans of the Sunshine Bridge (MM 167.5, AHOP) 
  • To all vessels, 
  • Between MM-167 and MM-168 AHOP 
  • Between 1300 and 1500 hours local time 
  • Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 24, 
  • For bridge repair heavy lifts.

The official notice is below.

The Captain of the Port of New Orleans will close all spans of the Sunshine Bridge (MM 167.5, AHOP) to all vessels, between MM-167 and MM-168 AHOP between 1300 and 1500 hours local time
tomorrow, Wednesday, October 24, for bridge repair heavy lifts.

For further information, contact VTS Lower Mississippi River at (504) 365-2514.

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