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MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 112520

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued today (Wednesday, November 25, 2020) is here.  The updated or revised status reports are highlighted in bold and lists conditions on the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC), Old…

USACE 2020/2021 Revetment Schedule Transit and Transit Restrictions Update 112320

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2020/2021 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 112320 is here.  The most recent schedule of work for the remaining revetment operations as provided by the USACE is here.   Please note that the transit…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 112320

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working on the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet. The USACE continues dredging to restore full channel dimensions (45 feet by 500 feet) of the…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 112020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working on the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet. The USACE continues dredging to restore full channel dimensions (45 feet by 500 feet) of the…

Revetment Operations Completed at Poydras

The Big River Coalition has confirmed that the revetment operations at the Poydras location have been completed.    The equipment is moving upriver and it appears that Lower Nine Mile Point Anchorage is being reopened.   The U.S. Coast Guard…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 111620

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working on the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet. The USACE intends to deepen the Ship Channel with a total of three dredges, specifically the…

USACE 2020/2021 Revetment Schedule Transit Restrictions 111620

Revetment Update 11/16/20 Remaining Schedule The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2020/2021 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 111620 is attached.  The most recent schedule of work for the remaining revetment operations as provided by the USACE is…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 11620

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues working on the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet. The USACE intends to deepen the Ship Channel with a total of three dredges, specifically the…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 11420

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued Wednesday, November 4, 2020 is here.    The updated or revised status reports are highlighted in bold and lists conditions on the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC), Old…

USACE 2020/2021 Revetment Schedule Transit Restrictions 110520

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2020/2021 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 11520 is here and includes an updated schedule of work for the remaining revetment operations.   The U.S. Coast Guard also issued the attached Marine…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 11420

LAMA’s report on the Corps Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held via conference call this morning, Wednesday, November 4, 2020 and the corresponding agenda are attached. Report Agenda

UPDATE: USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 11320

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has confirmed that the revetment operations at Angelina (Mile 143.2 on the left descending bank [LDB]) were completed this evening as expected. The Big River Coalition’s USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions…

USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 102620

The Big River Coalition’s USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 102620 is HERE for your reference. The USACE has adjusted the schedule of work due to the approach of Tropical Storm or Hurricane Zeta. The Mat Sinking Unit…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 102320

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially commenced the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on the evening of September 11, 2020. Weeks Marine started work under the first dredging contract for…

USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 102120

The Big River Coalition’s USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 102120 is here for your reference.    The Mat Sinking Unit revetment operations at Algiers Point were completed last night, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 and the revetment operations…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 101920

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially commenced the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on the evening of September 11, 2020. Weeks Marine started work under the first dredging contract for…

USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 101520

The Big River Coalition’s USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 101520 is here for your reference. The most recent schedule of work, as provided by the USACE today (October 15, 2020) is attached.   The Mat Sinking Unit…

UPDATES TO THE USACE REVETMENT SCHEDULE 101420

The Big River Coalition has confirmed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was forced to adjust the previously advertised schedule of work for revetment and stone berm operations due to shutdowns related to safely avoiding the weather impacts…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 101420

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially commenced the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on the evening of September 11, 2020. Weeks Marine started work under the first dredging contract for…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 101320

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued today (Tuesday, October 13, 2020) is here.  The updated or revised status reports are highlighted in bold and mainly provides updates related to navigation…