Repair operations are now expected to be completed May 15, 2024. The following safety advisory requirements remain in effect:

  1. The Captain of the Port New Orleans is issuing a safety advisory for the waters of the Port Allen – Morgan City Alternate Route at Mile Marker 62.7 Left Descending Bank (LDB). This advisory is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with the Addis-Cohen transmission line repair and bulkhead installation. Beginning March 18, 2024, repair operations will be conducted Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 4 PM until construction operations are complete. Construction is expected to be completed on May 15, 2024.
  2. A crane barge and material barge will be placed end-to-end, parallel to the bank. The total work zone will extend approximately 69’ off the LDB.
  3. Mariners are urged to transit at slowest safe speed to minimize wake in the area.
  4. All vessels transiting in the area may contact Mark Stevens at 504-232-5875 or via VHF Ch. 5a during working hours. Alternatively, mariners may contact Kyle Alexander at 504-458-6305.




Christine A. Titus

Port Operations

Louisiana Maritime Association

3939 N. Causeway Blvd. Suite 102

Metairie, LA 70002

(504) 833-4190 Office

(479) 880-7615 Cell