[Bottom of Page] -- Updated 21-Aug-18

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
14-Aug
46.5
44.5
45.0
41.5
39.5
XXXX
--
Baton Rouge
(230.5)
2.8
14-Aug
46.5 A B
48.5 B
51.0 B
45.0 I J
44.5 F
XXXX
--
Red Eye
(224.0)
2.6
10-Aug
45.0 H I
48.0 B
48.0 B
49.0 B
46.0 G H
56.0
Hurley
Sardine Point
(219.3)
2.4
14-Aug
44.0
55.5
55.5
55.0
46.5
52.0
--
Medora
(212.0)
2.1
21-Aug
55.0 B C
56.5 A
55.5 A
55.0 B
51.5 B C
54.5
--
Granada
(204.3)
1.9
21-Aug
47.5 F G
54.0 F
55.5 F G
54.0 F G
52.0 F G
55.5
--
Bayou Goula
(198.2)
1.8
21-Aug
53.0 D E
53.0 D E
51.0 D E
49.0 D
42.0 F
55.0
--
Alhambra
(190.5)
1.7
15-Aug
45.0 E
51.5 E
52.5 H
51.0 F
46.0 F
52.0
--
Philadelphia
(183.0)
1.5
15-Aug
46.0 J
51.0 G
51.5 G
51.0 G H
45.5 G
48.5
--
Smoke Bend
(175.0)
1.4
15-Aug
49.0 A B
51.0 B
51.0 B
51.0 B
51.0 A B
48.0
--
Rich Bend
(158.8)
1.3
18-Jul
XXXX
XXXX
56.0
XXXX
XXXX
XXXX
--
Belmont
(154.2)
1.3
18-Jul
50.5 I J
54.0 J
55.0 B C
54.0 L
49.0 J K
67.5
Jadwin
Fairview
(115.7)
1.1
02-Jul
61.0 B C
59.5 D
56.0 D
55.0 D
53.5 D
64.5
--


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 02-Jul 18-Jul 10-Aug 14-Aug 15-Aug 21-Aug
Baton Rouge
228.4
2.8
18.0
21.2
11.2
11.3
11.2
11.9
Donaldsonville
175.4
1.4
10.4
13.1
6.3
6.2
6.2
6.7
Reserve
138.7
1.2
7.6
9.6
5.0
4.6
4.7
5.2
New Orleans
102.8
1.0
5.3
6.5
4.1
3.4
3.5
4.0


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