USACE stone-laying operations will be conducted daily from 6:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. local time Monday, July 27 through Wednesday, August 5, 2020, including the weekend.
During stone laying, towing vessel KACEY LUHR and its barge will extend 150-300′ channel-ward from the bank.
This measure is in effect each day from July 27, 2020 through August 5, 2020, 6:00 A.M – 6:00 P.M, with the following provisions:
- All vessels (except as described below) are prohibited from entering a zone extending from MM 177 to MM 179 AHP LMR from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
- Southbound ocean-going vessels less than 600 ft in length, and inland towing vessels with tows less than 600 ft length, may transit around 81-Mile Point after contacting New Orleans Traffic (VHF Channel 05A) and M/V KACEY LUHR (VHF Channel 67) to make passing arrangements.
- All transits of 81 mile point will be limited to one-way traffic.
- Northbound vessels may transit the area with no length restrictions with permission from New Orleans Traffic