Notice to Navigators: Lower Mississippi River

Security Zone; Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans, LA


Notice Number: 2022-04170

Date: This rule is effective from 6 p.m. on February 25, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. on March 1, 2022.


Temporary final rule.


The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone for all navigable waters within 400 yards of the Left Descending Bank (LDB) of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) MM 94.4 and MM 95.1, Above Head of Passes (AHP), New Orleans, LA. This security zone is necessary to provide security and protection for visiting personnel during the events related to the Mardi Gras Celebrations. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans (COTP) or a designated representative.


To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to, type USCG-2022-0084 in the search box and click “Search.” Next, in the Document Type column, select “Supporting & Related Material.”


If you have questions on this rule, call or email Lieutenant Commander, William A. Stewart, Sector New Orleans, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 504-365-2246, email


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