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Regional Dredge Demonstration Program Testimony

The Big River Coalition provided the linked testimony to Lieutenant General Scott Spellmon, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Chief of Engineers, to document the benefits provided through the Regional Dredge Demonstration Program (RDDP) with a focus on increased…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts and Flood Conditions 52121

A forecast update provided by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here. Highlights from today’s update specific to the areas along the Mississippi River Ship Channel are reproduced below (listed…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 52021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed the Phase 1 dredging for the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on May 7, 2021. The Phase 1 section of the Ship Channel extends…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts and Flood Conditions 51421

A forecast update provided by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here.    Highlights from today’s update specific to the areas along the Mississippi River Ship Channel are reproduced below (listed in bold):…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 51121

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has now completed the Phase 1 dredging for the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet. The Phase 1 section of the Ship Channel extends from Venice…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 51021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has now completed the Phase 1 dredging for the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet. The Phase 1 section of the Ship Channel extends from Venice…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts and Flood Conditions 5721

A forecast update provided by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here. Highlights from today’s update specific to the areas along the Mississippi River Ship Channel are reproduced below (listed…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 5521

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held via conference call this morning is here, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 and the corresponding agenda is here.   “The Crescent Pilots have since today’s meeting…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts and Flood Conditions 5321

A forecast update provided by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here. Highlights from today’s update specific to the areas along the Mississippi River Ship Channel are reproduced below (listed…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 42921

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 has now completed approximately eighty percent (81 %) of Phase 1 of the deepening…

MSIB XXI-025: HIGH WATER SAFETY ADVISORY MORGAN CITY-PORT ALLEN ALTERNATE ROUTE

MSIB XXI-025 All mariners are advised that as a result of the Bayou Sorrel River gauge reading 6.9 feet and falling, the Bayou Sorrel and Port Allen Locks are open to navigation. The COTP New Orleans has also implemented an…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 42621

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 has now completed approximately eighty percent (81 %) of Phase 1 of the deepening…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts and Flood Conditions 42621

A forecast update provided by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is HERE.    Highlights from today’s update specific to the areas along the Mississippi River Ship Channel are reproduced below (listed in bold):…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 42121

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 has now completed over eighty percent (80 %) of Phase 1 of the deepening…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 41521

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 has now completed approximately eighty percent (80 %) of Phase 1 of the deepening…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts and Flood Conditions 41321

A forecast update provided by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here. Highlights from today’s update specific to the areas along the Mississippi River Ship Channel are reproduced below…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 4921

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 has now completed more than seventy-five percent (75 %) of Phase 1 of the…

LMRFC Talking Points for Mississippi River Forecasts and Flood Conditions 4921

A forecast update provided by our colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) is here. Highlights from today’s update specific to the areas along the Mississippi River Ship Channel are reproduced below (listed in bold):  …

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 4621

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 has now completed more than seventy-five percent (75 %) of Phase 1 of the…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 4721

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held via conference call this morning, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 is here and the corresponding agenda is here.