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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 52620

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one industry cutterhead…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 52120

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN…

ANTICIPATED CLOSURE OF WHITE CASTLE ANCHORAGE

The government dustpan dredge JADWIN is expected to commence dredging operations at Alhambra Crossing (Mile 191 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) by Thursday, May 21, 2020.  The White Castle Anchorage (Mile 191.1 AHP to Mile 190.4 AHP) will be off…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 51520

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 51220

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 5820

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN EDWARDS…

LAMA’s Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 5620

LAMA’s Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 5620 Agenda LAMA’s report on the Corps’ Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held via conference call this morning, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 and the corresponding agenda are included at the links above.

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 5520

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one  industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN EDWARDS…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 43020 (Day 28)

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) closed 20 bays at the Bonnet Carré Spillway today and expects to completely close the structure tomorrow, Friday, May 1, 2020.  The bays are operated to manage the maximum flow at New Orleans…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 42920

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one  industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN EDWARDS…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 42720

The updates to the status report are highlighted in bold listing conditions on the Bayou Boeuf, Old River, Calcasieu, Bayou Sorrel, Port Allen, and Algiers Locks, East and West Calumet Floodgates and the Calcasieu Salt Water Barrier.   BAYOU BOEUF…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 42720

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN EDWARDS…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 42720 (Day 25)

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continued closing operations and closed an additional 10 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway today.  The MVN expects to slowly close the structure until all bays are closed.  The bays are operated to…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 42620 (Day 24)

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continued closing operations and closed an additional 10 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway.  The MVN expects to slowly close the structure until all bays are closed.  The bays are operated to manage…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 42420 (Day 22)

Members,   The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) resumed closing operations today and closed an additional 10 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway.  The MVN expects to slowly close the structure until all bays are closed.  The bays are…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 42320 (Day 21)

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) closed 10 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway on April 13, 2020 but has not closed any additional bays since.  The MVN expects to slowly close the structure until all bays are closed,…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 42320

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel with two industry hopper dredges, a government hopper dredge and one  industry cutterhead dredge.  The industry hopper dredges GLENN EDWARDS…

Bonnet Carré Spillway Operation 42220 (Day 20)

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) closed 10 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway on April 13, 2020 but has not closed any additional bays since.  The MVN expects to slowly close the structure until all bays are closed,…

Mississippi River Flood Fight Operations Update from COL Murphy, USACE New Orleans Commander

“To our Mississippi River Flood Fight Partners and Stakeholders,   I wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with a brief update on the current Mississippi River high water event and our corresponding flood fight efforts.  Despite the impacts…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 42020

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 42020 The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued yesterday (Monday, April 20, 2020) is attached.   The updates to the status report are highlighted in bold…