[Bottom of Page] -- Updated 15-Dec-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
07-Nov
48.5
46.0
45.0
42.5
41.0
XXXX
--
Baton Rouge
(230.5)
2.8
07-Nov
47.0 C D
49.0 C D
48.5 C
50.0 C D
49.0 C D
XXXX
McGeorge
Red Eye
(224.0)
2.6
12-Dec
44.0 C
48.0 B
50.5 B
51.0 G
46.0 F G
56.0
--
Sardine Point
(219.3)
2.4
12-Dec
46.0
53.0
52.0
52.0
50.0
49.0
--
Medora
(212.0)
2.1
14-Dec
49.5 C
51.0 C
51.0 B
50.5 B C
50.0 A
49.0
--
Granada
(204.3)
1.9
13-Dec
50.0 F G
52.0 E F
52.5 F G
53.0 A
51.0 F G
53.0
--
Bayou Goula
(198.2)
1.8
14-Dec
51.0 I
51.5 D E
50.5 D E
50.5 B C
49.0 A B
52.0
--
Alhambra
(190.5)
1.7
14-Dec
48.0 B C
50.0 B C
50.0 B C
49.0 B C
48.0 C D
51.5
--
Philadelphia
(183.0)
1.5
13-Dec
49.0 H I
49.5 F G
50.0 F G
51.0 F G
50.0 F G
48.5
--
Smoke Bend
(175.0)
1.4
13-Dec
46.5 E F
47.0 F G
49.0 BC,DE
49.0 B C
47.0 B C
46.0
--
Rich Bend
(158.8)
1.3
14-Dec
XXXX
XXXX
54.0
XXXX
XXXX
XXXX
--
Belmont
(154.2)
1.3
14-Dec
48.5 J K
49.5 B C
50.5 C
50.5 I,J K
48.0 K L
62.5
--
Fairview
(115.7)
1.1
07-Dec
63.0 C
63.0 C
61.5 C
59.5 D
58.5 D
64.0
--


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 07-Nov 07-Dec 12-Dec 13-Dec 14-Dec
Baton Rouge
228.4
2.8
12.6
12.4
9.7
9.1
8.9
Donaldsonville
175.4
1.4
7.2
7.6
5.1
4.7
4.7
Reserve
138.7
1.2
5.4
5.8
3.8
3.4
3.4
New Orleans
102.8
1.0
3.9
4.5
2.5
2.2
2.3


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