The Big River Coalition’s USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 101520 is here for your reference. The most recent schedule of work, as provided by the USACE today (October 15, 2020) is attached.
The Mat Sinking Unit work at Algiers Point was delayed by Hurricane Delta and is now expected to be completed on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The U.S. Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) as issued on October 2, 2020 is attached, please see the MSIB to review full details for Algiers Point – the main transit adjustment is related to one-way transits during working hours of the revetment unit. The dates in the MSIB are expected to be adjusted now that the updated schedule of work has been released by the USACE.
Please note that the transit restrictions at both the Plaquemine Bend and St. Gabriel revetment locations will heavily impact vessel traffic through the immediate area.
The restrictions at both locations are the same:
“No southbound traffic and northbound traffic is limited to 25 feet or less during working hours. The Mat Sinking Unit will fold in at night – no night time transit restrictions are expected.”
The stone placement work at Plaquemine Bend was also delayed by Hurricane Delta but started as scheduled on September 28, 2020 with one-way transits during working hours. Please review the attached documents including the MSIB for details on the one-way transits at Plaquemine Bend.The stone berm placement is now scheduled to be completed on Friday, November 6, 2020. The dates in the MSIB are expected to be adjusted now that the updated schedule of work has been released by the USACE.