ABOUT THE BIG RIVER COALITION

Full Funding Floats All Boats Campaign

Please accept the information below and attached describing the Full Funding Floats All Boats Campaign as developed by the Big River Coalition. The Big River Coalition has formulated this Campaign in response to questions on how to solve the channel…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 91319

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 91319 LMR Dredging Update 91319.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 91219

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued yesterday (Thursday, September 13, 2019) is attached.   The status report includes present conditions on the on the Bayou Boeuf, Old River, Bayou Sorrel,…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 91119

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 91119 Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 91119.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood…

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LAMA’s Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 9419

LAMA’s report on the Corps’ Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held this morning, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and the corresponding agenda are attached. RE: CORPS’ MISSISSIPPI RIVER MAINTENANCE FORUM MEETING NOTES LAMA Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 9419.pdf…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 9319

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 9319 LMR Dredging Update 9319.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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FINAL REMINDER. NOAA HSRP mtg Announcement to Share: Aug 27-29, 2019, New Orleans, LA

Please accept this reminder for the New Orleans’ meeting of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Federal Advisory Committee, the Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP).  The meeting will begin tomorrow morning, Tuesday, August 27th and complete on Thursday, August…

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Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 82119

The Big River Coalition’s Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 82119 is attached for your reference.   The latest schedule of work as provided by the Corps of Engineer’s Mississippi Valley Division is also attached.   Please note…

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MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 81919

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued yesterday (Monday, August 19, 2019) is attached.   The status report includes present conditions on the on the Bayou Boeuf, Old River, Bayou Sorrel,…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81919

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81919 LMR Dredging Update 81919.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81419

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81419 LMR Dredging Update 81419.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81219

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 81219 LMR Dredging Update 81219.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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NOAA’s Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) Funding Request

This is being shared with you to encourage you to issue a similar requests to your contacts and Congressional Representatives for an increase to the funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Physical Oceanographic Real Time System (PORTS®)program. …

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LAMA’s Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 8719

RE: CORPS’ MISSISSIPPI RIVER MAINTENANCE FORUM MEETING NOTES LAMA Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 8719.pdf The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) holds monthly meetings to discuss channel conditions and related issues directly with the maritime industry. These…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 8519

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 8519 LMR Dredging Update 8519.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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UPCOMING CLOSURE AT WHITE CASTLE ANCHORAGE

The government dustpan dredge WALLACE McGEORGE is expected to commence dredging operations at Alhambra Crossing (Mile 191 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) on Thursday, August 8, 2019.  The White Castle Anchorage (Mile 191.1 AHP to Mile 190.4 AHP) will be…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 8219

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 8219 LMR Dredging Update 8219.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 73019

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 73019 LMR Dredging Update 73019.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

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FINAL: Bonnet Carré Spillway Operations 72819

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) completed the closure of the Bonnet Carré Spillway structure by noon yesterday, Saturday, July 27, 2019.    This second opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway in 2019 lasted 79 days, the longest single…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operations 72619

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) expected to close 38 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway today, Friday, July 26, 2019.    There were 64 bays remaining opened as of last night and the complete closure is expected no…

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