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.