Effective immediately, the Captain of the Port New Orleans (COTP) rescinds the enforcement of the Hurricane Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) West, which includes the Harvey Canal from the LaPalco Bridge south to the confluence of the Harvey and Algiers Canals, the Algiers Canal from the Algiers Lock south to the confluence of the Harvey and Algiers Canal.

At this time the Harvey – LaPalco Sector Gate remains closed.

For most up to date information on floodgate status please visit SLFPA West website at:

This Marine Safety Information Bulletin supersedes Volume XX Issue 063 (Regulated Navigation Area West Enforcement, dated June 6, 2020).

Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280 Email address: 
Sector New Orleans Command Center (24 hour): (504) 365-2200
Vessel Traffic Center (24 Hour): (504) 365-2230 or VHF-FM channels 67 or 12
Coast Guard District Eight Bridges: (504) 671-2128
National Response Center (24 Hour): 1-800-424-8802
SLFPA – West: 504-340-0318