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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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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operations 72519

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) is scheduled to close between 30-42 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway today, Thursday, July 25, 2019.    There were 94 bays remaining opened as of last night and the complete closure is…

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Bonnet Carré Spillway Operations 72319

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) closed 22 bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway today, Tuesday July 23, 2019.    There are 136 bays remaining opened, the complete closure is expected no later than July 28, 2019.   The…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 72319

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 72319 LMR Dredging Update 72319.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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CLOSURE BEGINS: Bonnet Carré Spillway Operations 72219

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) began closing bays on the Bonnet Carré Spillway this morning at approximately 1000 hours (Monday, July 22, 2019).    The MVN closed 10 Spillway bays today, reducing the number of open bays to…

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MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 71919

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

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UPDATED: Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71919

The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by long-term high river stages (historic flood event and record precipitation levels). There are three hopper dredges presently working in the area of…

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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71919

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71919 LMR Dredging Update 71919.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to active shoaling deposited by long-term high river stages (historic flood event and record precipitation…

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