MSIB Vol XX Issue 079 Morley Bridge Planned Repair

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Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Port Allen – Morgan City Alternate Route Mile Marker (MM) 56: Morley Railroad Bridge Planned Repairs


Mariners are advised that the Morley Railroad bridge, located at MM 56 of the Port Allen – Morgan City Alternate Route, will be undergoing planned repairs, including high voltage work on July 15, 2020 starting at 0800 local time for approximately 5 hours. During this time, the bridge will be closed to all marine traffic.


Mariners should expect delays or seek alternate routes.


For further information, contact:


Site supervisor, Henry Hidalgo (225)202-2534, or Carlos Mendoza (209)663-5406

Vessel Traffic Service Lower Mississippi River: (504)-365-2230

Coast Guard Sector Command Center New Orleans (24 hours): (504) 365-2200

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge Waterways Management: (225) 298-5400 ext 230




Captain of the Port New Orleans


For a current list of MSIBs within the COTP New Orleans Zone visit: under “Safety Notifications”