[Bottom of Page] -- Updated 19-Feb-19

MISSISSIPPI RIVER
45' Deep Draft Crossings Channel Depth Status


The following table provides a summary listing of channel depths at the Mississippi River Deep Draft Crossings.

Mississippi River
45' Deep Draft Crossings

CROSSING NAME &
(APPROX. MILEAGE)
LWRP SURVEY
DATE
250' L &
125' L
CENTERLINE 125' R &
250' R
SHAPE ACTIVE
DREDGE
Upper Baton Rouge
(232.5)
2.8
22-Jan
74.0
72.0
67.5
62.5
62.5
XXXX
--
Baton Rouge
(230.5)
2.8
22-Jan
70.5 E F
71.5 E F
73.5 D
73.0 D E
75.0 B C
XXXX
--
Red Eye
(224.0)
2.6
07-Feb
54.0 L M
53.0 L M
52.0 J K
52.5 K L
51.5 J K
64.0
--
Sardine Point
(219.3)
2.4
22-Jan
65.5
66.0
67.5
62.5
63.5
74.0
--
Medora
(212.0)
2.1
22-Jan
62.0 D
63.5 D
65.0 C
67.0 C D
65.5 B C
70.5
--
Granada
(204.3)
1.9
23-Jan
67.0 A
69.5 D
70.0 D/GH
70.0 G H
67.5 H
79.0
--
Bayou Goula
(198.2)
1.8
23-Jan
65.0 F
64.0 F
64.0 F
63.5 E F
64.0 E
71.0
--
Alhambra
(190.5)
1.7
23-Jan
61.0 C D
63.0 C D
62.5 F
62.5 C
62.5 G
70.0
--
Philadelphia
(183.0)
1.5
24-Jan
71.0 J K
70.0 I
71.0 H
69.0 H
69.0 H
65.0
--
Smoke Bend
(175.0)
1.4
24-Jan
66.5 D E
64.7 D E
63.7 D E
65.2 D E
64.2 D E
70.7
--
Rich Bend
(158.8)
1.3
25-Jan
XXXX
XXXX
69.0
XXXX
XXXX
XXXX
--
Belmont
(154.2)
1.3
25-Jan
57.5 G
57.5 I
56.0 I
56.5 J
55.0 L
81.0
--
Fairview
(115.7)
1.1
25-Jan
69.0 B
70.0 D
69.0 D E
68.0 D
63.5 D
75.0
--


An asterisk (*) indicates survey data was incomplete or off-line due to dredging operations. Shoaler depths may exist in areas not adequately surveyed. See plotted survey on our Mississippi River Crossings - Profiles Only webpage for more detailed depth information.

ASSOCIATED RIVER GAGES

RIVER GAUGE MILEAGE LWRP 22-Jan 23-Jan 24-Jan 25-Jan 07-Feb
Baton Rouge
228.4
2.8
38.8
38.7
38.5
38.0
36.5
Donaldsonville
175.4
1.4
28.3
28.2
28.0
27.6
26.2
Reserve
138.7
1.2
21.7
21.8
21.6
21.2
20.3
New Orleans
102.8
1.0
15.5
15.6
15.4
15.0
14.4


DISCLAIMER:
Hydrographic survey data is subject to change rapidly due to several factors including but not limited to dredging activity and natural shoaling and scouring processes. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers accepts no responsibility for changes in the hydrographical conditions which develop after the date of publication.

NOTICE:
This data is intended for U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' internal use. This agency accepts no responsibility for errors or omissions contained in this data. The accuracy of this data is, therefore, not guaranteed. Prudent mariners should not rely solely upon it.

The Contact for this Page:
Andrew Oakman
Operations Division, Technical Support Branch
New Orleans, LA
504-862-2054
Andrew.T.Oakman@usace.army.mil