This Marine Safety Information Bulletin supersedes Volume XX, Issue 042 “Waterway Status – VTS Measure MM 127 – 129 AHP LMR, Bonnet Carré Anchorage Closure.”

Effective immediately, the Bonnet Carré Anchorage is open.

Closure of the Bonnet Carré Spillway structure was completed on Friday, 01 May 2020 and an updated survey of the Bonnet Carré Anchorage was conducted on Tuesday, 05 May 2020.

Mariners are reminded to exercise due caution while navigating through this area.

For further information, contact:

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center:  (504) 365-2595
Sector New Orleans Waterways Management Division:  (504) 365-2280
Vessel Traffic Service:  (504) 365-2230