Hurricane Rita – New Orleans

Tuesday, September 27, 2005
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Marine Safety Bulletin stating that the Port of New Orleans has returned to normal conditions in accordance with the Maritime Hurricane Contingency Plan. The Lower Mississippi River is open, but deep draft traffic between the Southwest Pass sea buoy and mile marker 0 is restricted to daylight only. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal is open, but the channel is restricted in the vicinity of the Florida Avenue Bridge due to salvage operations. The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway is closed between MM 20 and MM 65 and between MM 115 and MM 177 (all WHL). The Atchafalaya River is closed from MM 115 north. (HK Law).
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