[Bottom of Page] -- Updated 19-Oct-17

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
19-Oct
45.0
41.5
41.5
38.5
37.5
XXXX
--
Baton Rouge
(230.5)
2.8
19-Oct
43.0 C D
45.0 C
45.0 J
45.5 J
46.0 C D
XXXX
--
Red Eye
(224.0)
2.6
19-Oct
47.0 J K
49.5 D
52.5 J K
52.0 E
50.0 F G
52.5
McGeorge
Sardine Point
(219.3)
2.4
11-Oct
50.0
51.5
52.0
51.5
48.0
46.5
--
Medora
(212.0)
2.1
11-Oct
45.0 C
46.0 C
47.0 C
48.0 C
45.5 C
48.5
--
Granada
(204.3)
1.9
11-Oct
44.5 B
49.0 D E
49.5 G
49.5 G-I
47.0 H
51.5
--
Bayou Goula
(198.2)
1.8
11-Oct
50.5 D E
51.5 DE/I
50.0 G
50.0 D
49.0 G
50.5
--
Alhambra
(190.5)
1.7
17-Oct
50.0 D
51.5 B C
51.3 B C
51.0 B C
49.1 C D
52.7
--
Philadelphia
(183.0)
1.5
17-Oct
49.5 G H
50.0 G H
51.2 F G
50.8 F G
50.5 F G
49.3
--
Smoke Bend
(175.0)
1.4
17-Oct
49.1 D
49.2 D
48.8 C
48.6 G
49.0 B C
46.8
--
Rich Bend
(158.8)
1.3
03-Oct
XXXX
XXXX
53.0
XXXX
XXXX
XXXX
--
Belmont
(154.2)
1.3
12-Sep
54.3 F G
56.0 E F
51.8 D E
54.4 F G
54.3 F G
66.5
--
Fairview
(115.7)
1.1
25-Sep
60.0 C
60.0 C
59.5 D
57.0 D
56.0 D
63.5
--


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 12-Sep 25-Sep 03-Oct 11-Oct 17-Oct 19-Oct
Baton Rouge
228.4
2.8
16.9
9.5
8.0
7.1
7.7
8.8
Donaldsonville
175.4
1.4
10.0
5.8
5.6
4.7
4.9
5.2
Reserve
138.7
1.2
7.7
4.9
5.0
4.2
4.3
4.3
New Orleans
102.8
1.0
5.5
3.8
4.3
3.6
3.5
3.2


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