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May 26, 2015
10:00 a.m.

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

    Road construction is ongoing on one of the port’s busiest roadways, N.J. Theriot Road. Barriere Construction is currently in the paving phase. Because this work is taking place at night, traffic delays are expected to be minimal.

    During lane closures, the flow of traffic will be controlled by flaggers stationed at roadside construction sites. Port Fourchon Harbor Police and Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office personnel will be on scene to facilitate movements when necessary.

    Please 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 the remaining phase of this road improvement project, which is anticipated to be complete by the end of May 2015. Please pardon our progress as we work to maintain port roadways and improve port infrastructure.

    To sign up to receive updates on road construction and other issues affecting port users, CLICK HERE for a printable Public Information Update form.

    The South Lafourche Levee District has advised that the Ted Gisclair Floodgate in Larose is currently closed to navigational traffic with the following scheduled openings: 6am, 9am, 1pm, 6pm, 10pm and 2am. You will be notified of any updates as they become available.

    The Leon Theriot Lock in Golden Meadow is currently 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. Updates on both floodgates may be obtained at www.slld.org or by calling the South Lafourche Levee District office at (985) 632-7554.

Looking for more information?

  • Call the Port’s Public Information Line at 985-798-5335, or toll-free at 866-600-7803.

  • Click here for the South Lafourche Levee District website to get the latest information on the Larose and Golden Meadow floodgates and lock operations.

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