DOTD announces Ostrica Locks closed to marine traffic
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 4:09:10 PM
Contact: Bambi Hall

PLAQUEMINES PARISH, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that the Ostrica Locks in Plaquemines Parish are closed to marine traffic until further notice, effective immediately.

During the closure, maintenance of the crew boat will be performed. The locks are located on the East Bank of Plaquemines Parish, across from Buras.

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