Calcasieu River-West Lake Railroad Bridge

Notice Number: MSIB 33-22

Date: 08/29/2022 thru 09/29/2022

All mariners are advised that the Westlake Railroad Bridge, located in the vicinity of mile marker 36 on the Calcasieu River, will be closed to marine traffic between the hours of 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM on the following dates:

August 29th - September 3rd

September 6th - September 16th

September 19th - September 29th

This closure is required for the construction of a new fender system for the bridge structure. Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting. There is no alternate route for marine traffic through the affected area. Any questions can be directed to the on-site project engineer at (409) 599-6893. M/V Joan K will be monitoring VHF channel 16 & 17.




J.B. Suffern

Captain, US Coast Guard

Acting Captain of the Port