The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and its contractors will temporarily close part of Prytania Street for drainage culvert installation. Work is for the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA).
The FLW College Fishing Circuit will be holding a Central Conference Bass Fishing Tournament at Carlyle Lake on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Dam West Boat Ramp in the Dam West Day Use Area. Anglers will take off from the Dam West Ramp at 6:30 a.m. and weigh in will begin at 2:30 p.m. Take off and weigh in are free and open to the public. To ensure visitor and public safety, the Dam West Boat Ramp will be closed to traffic from Friday, April 25th at 10:00 p.m. through Saturday, April 26th at 4:00 p.m. Visitors wishing to launch a boat should use the Allen Branch or Apache Boat Ramps located in Eldon Hazlet State Park or the Dam East and Keyesport Boat Ramps which will be available to the general public during this period.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, 2014 Mississippi River navigation season has arrived. The Motor Vessel Angela K is scheduled to lock through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., today around 5 p.m., pushing 12 barges en route to St. Paul, Minn. The estimated arrival time is dependent upon wind, weather and intermediate stops.