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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81522

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues maintenance dredging efforts on the Crossings Above New Orleans and in Southwest Pass. The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81122

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues maintenance dredging efforts on the Crossings Above New Orleans and in Southwest Pass. The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 8122

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues maintenance dredging on the Crossings Above New Orleans and in Southwest Pass. The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 72622

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues dredging on the Crossings and in Southwest Pass with no channel dimension restrictions. The USACE is focusing channel maintenance efforts to restore the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022) as river…

MVN 60-Day Lock and Waterway Status Forecast 72222

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterways Status Forecast as issued today (Friday, July 22, 2022) is here.     The updated or revised report details are highlighted in bold.    OLD…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 72022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues dredging on the Crossings and in Southwest Pass with no channel dimension restrictions. The USACE is focusing channel maintenance efforts to restore the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022) as river…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71322

ntracts listed above for the TERRAPIN ISLAND and the GLENN EDWARDS are both early award contracts. The early award and regional dredging contracts allow the USACE to secure dredges for SWP in advance of shoaling with added flexibility that allows…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71122

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has temporarily ceased channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass which is in good condition. The USACE is focusing channel maintenance efforts to restore the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022) as river…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 7622

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held via conference call this morning, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 is here and the corresponding agenda is here.

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7522

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has temporarily ceased channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass which is in good condition. The USACE is focusing channel maintenance efforts to restore the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022) as river…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62722

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has temporarily ceased channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass which is in good condition. The USACE is focusing channel maintenance efforts to restore the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022) as river…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62222

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass and on the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022).  The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass and on the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022).  The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the…

The Big River Coalition’s Corps 2022 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 61522 is here. The updated schedule of work as provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 8, 2022 is here. Please note the transit restrictions…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 61422

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass and on the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022).  The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 6822

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held via conference call this morning, Wednesday, June 7, 2022 is here and the corresponding agenda is here.

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 6722

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass and on the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022).  The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 53122

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues channel maintenance dredging in Southwest Pass and on the Crossings Above New Orleans (Fiscal Year 2022).  The USACE previously completed Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the historic project to deepen the…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts 52522

A forecast update provided today by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here. The reading at the Carrollton Gage (New Orleans) at 1100 hours today was 12.24 feet with a change…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts 51822

A forecast update provided today by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here.  The reading at the Carrollton Gage (New Orleans) at 1100 hours today was 11.72 feet with a change…