The Captain of the Port New Orleans is issuing a safety advisory for the waters of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Mile Marker 34. This advisory is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with the dredging operations occurring in the area. The Port Allen-Morgan City Alternate Route will be closed at MM 34 from 0600-1800, October 1, 2022 to October 4, 2022. Mariners are urged to remain vigilant and proceed at the slowest safe speed to minimize wake in the area when traffic is permitted on these days.
The point of contact on scene, Mr. Mayo Broussard can be contacted at (504)875-6443 or the M/V CAPT Frank can be contacted on VHF channel 16 and 67.
For additional information, contact the following:
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center: (504) 365-2200
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280
Coast Guard MSU Baton Rouge Waterways Management: (225) 298-5400 x230
Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River: (504) 365-2230, VHF FM Ch. 05A, 12, 67