Waterway Status: Temporary Closure of Grand Pass Channel (Update)

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Update: Mariners are advised that the dredge sediment pipeline installation operation near Grand Pass Channel has been completed and is now back opened to traffic.


Waterway Status – Temporary Partial Closure
of Grand Pass Channel

Mariners are advised that on April 20, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Grand Pass Channel will be closed to navigation within a half mile radius of approximate GPS position 29 15-42.2226N, 089 21-1.8109W while Weeks Marine Inc. installs a submerged dredge sediment pipeline as part of a marsh creation project. On-scene tug boats (AJAX, DOUGLAS B, and MASTER MYLES) and crew boat (NOEL R) will monitor VHF-Channels 16 and 17. Updates and/or changes will be broadcast via Broadcast Notice to Mariners and/or industry-wide email. The Weeks Marine point of contact, Ricky Audibert, may be reached by phone at (985) 237-9677.