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February 1, 2016
8:30 a.m.

Welcome to your link to Port Fourchon news! Information is updated when there is breaking news that affects Port Fourchon business.


  • FLOODGATE NOTIFICATION:
    According to the South Lafourche Levee District, the Ted Gisclair Floodgate in Larose is closed due to elevated water levels in Bayou Lafourche. Daily scheduled openings are: 6:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., and 2:00 a.m.

    The Leon Theriot Lock in Golden Meadow is locking in vessels as they arrive.

    Extreme caution is advised when traveling through the floodgates. The captain should always proceed under the direction of the lock master. Any damages will become the responsibility of the boat owner.

    Please be aware that whenever high tides occur, either or both floodgates may close at any time without notice. To get the latest information on the Larose and Golden Meadow floodgates and lock operations, visit the South Lafourche Levee District website at www.slld.org or call the SLLD office at (985) 632-7554.

  • ROAD CONSTRUCTION - AIRPORT ROAD IN GALLIANO:
    Lafourche Parish Government’s road construction project to upgrade Airport Road in Galliano began in October 2015 and is ongoing. This long-anticipated upgrade work is taking place on the entire length of Airport Road between Highway 308 and the South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport (GAO). The estimated time frame for this project is 90-120 days.

    As construction progresses, expect minimal delays and spots of single-lane traffic along Airport Road. Please obey signage and flagmen, use caution when traveling through the construction area, and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

    Thank you for your patience during this road improvement project.

  • DREDGING IN BAYOU LAFOURCHE NEAR C-PORT 1:
    Coastal Dredging is working on a dredging project in Bayou Lafourche outside of the channel in the area just north of C-Port 1.

    This project is expected to be complete in late January/early February. For the duration of the project, please use caution in the dredging area.

  • ROAD CONSTRUCTION - HIGHWAY 3090 IN PORT FOURCHON:
    Road construction on Highway 3090 (also known as A.O. Rappelet Road or Fourchon Road) is nearing completion, with only final stone and shoulder work remaining on the Hwy. 3090 overlay project. LA DOTD advises that this project should be complete by mid-February.

    Expect minimal delays, and please use caution in areas where flagmen are directing traffic. Thank you for your patience during this road improvement project.

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