[Bottom of Page] -- Updated 11-Oct-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
24-Sep
62.5
62.0
59.0
55.0
53.0
XXXX
--
Baton Rouge
(230.5)
2.8
24-Sep
67.0 C
68.5 I
69.5 D/JK
68.5 D
62.0 F
XXXX
--
Red Eye
(224.0)
2.6
25-Sep
59.5 B C
63.0 B C
66.0 B C
66.5 B C
63.5 O
72.0
Hurley
Sardine Point
(219.3)
2.4
25-Sep
62.0
63.0
66.0
65.5
60.0
66.5
McGeorge
Medora
(212.0)
2.1
04-Oct
63.0 B
62.5 B
64.5 A B
60.5 A
56.5 A
66.5
--
Granada
(204.3)
1.9
03-Oct
58.5 F G
62.0 G
64.0 G
62.5 G
61.0 G
66.5
--
Bayou Goula
(198.2)
1.8
03-Oct
63.5 I
64.5 D
61.5 E
59.5 E
53.5 E
67.5
--
Alhambra
(190.5)
1.7
02-Oct
56.0 E F
60.5 E
61.0 E F
61.0 F
57.0 F
66.0
Jadwin
Philadelphia
(183.0)
1.5
04-Oct
62.5 F G
60.0 G
64.5 F
62.5 F G
63.0 F
59.5
--
Smoke Bend
(175.0)
1.4
02-Oct
59.0 B
62.0 A
63.0 B
63.5 A B
62.5 C
61.5
--
Rich Bend
(158.8)
1.3
11-Oct
XXXX
XXXX
62.1
XXXX
XXXX
XXXX
--
Belmont
(154.2)
1.3
11-Oct
59.0 I J
61.0 H I
62.0 J K
62.3 H
59.0 H
72.5
--
Fairview
(115.7)
1.1
04-Oct
64.0 C
64.5 C
63.0 C
60.0 E
57.8 E
64.8
--


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 24-Sep 25-Sep 02-Oct 03-Oct 04-Oct 11-Oct
Baton Rouge
228.4
2.8
25.0
25.5
27.0
27.0
26.9
27.4
Donaldsonville
175.4
1.4
15.6
16.2
17.7
17.8
17.7
18.5
Reserve
138.7
1.2
11.2
11.7
13.2
13.3
13.2
14.0
New Orleans
102.8
1.0
7.5
7.7
9.2
9.3
9.2
9.9


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