Revetment Operations at Mile Marker 81.3 AHOP, Left Descending Bank (Poydras), Are Suspended for the Weekend

Revetment operations are suspended until 0600, Monday, January 7, 2019.
One-way traffic is still in effect for the area.

However, downbound vessels greater than 700’ LOA are no longer restricted to nighttime hours.Anchorage restrictions are listed below.
Note:  The LMR is still closed to navigation at MM 3.5 AHOP due to a grounded vessel.
USCG notice is below.

Revetment operations at Mile Marker 81.3 AHOP, Left Descending Bank (Poydras), are suspended for the weekend and the Mat Sinking Unit is folded in at MM-81.3 LDB.
Operations will resume at 0600 Monday, January 7, 2019.

All sea-going deep draft vessels are restricted to one way traffic at all times.
All vessels are prohibited from anchoring in all of Twelve Mile Anchorage, and below MM-83.0 in Nine Mile Anchorage.

All vessels shall contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ on-scene pilots, stationed on the M/V HARRISON or M/V WILLIAM JAMES, via VHF-FM Channels 67 or 82, to make passing arrangements.

For further information, contact the Vessel Traffic Service at (504) 365-2230.

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