USCG: MSIB 13-23 Calcasieu River- Helo Operations

All mariners are advised of helo operations near Mile Marker 24 on the Calcasieu River. Daily hauling of steel components to build electrical towers will occur between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM from April 13, 2023 through May 18, 2023.

The Coast Guard will be establishing a temporary safety zone to protect all personnel and vessels transiting the area within a 1500-foot radius of the helo operations located at 30°06'35.4"N, 93°19'59.4"W as pictured below.

Traffic will be permitted to move during breaks in helo operations. Two safety boats and two Calcasieu Sheriff boats will be on-scene to direct traffic and all vessels transiting through the area should follow instructions from the Sherriff boats on-scene. The contractors on-scene will be monitoring VHF channel 13. For more information, contact the onsite project manager at (346) 546-5456 or (870) 273-5048.