Waterway Status – Safety Zone for Fireworks Display Near Downtown Baton Rouge January 8th, 2024

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Captain of the Port New Orleans will enforce the below safety zone within the Captain of the Port New Orleans area of responsibility. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display.

Louisiana Governor’s Inauguration Ceremony Fireworks Display
Date and time: January 8, 2024, from 09:45 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.
Location: Mile Marker (MM) 229.5 to MM 230, near Downtown Baton Rouge.
Designated Representative: Daryl Armentor; Contact via VHF-FM Channels 16 or 67.

For additional information, contact the following:

Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center: (504) 365-2200

Coast Guard MSU Baton Rouge Waterways Management: (225) 298-5400 x230

Vessel Traffic Service (24 hours): (504) 365-2514, VHF-FM Ch. 05A, 12 or 67

Sector New Orleans Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280

MSIB Vol XXIII Issue 069 January 8 2024 Fireworks.pdf