GLPC STORM RECOVERY PHASE – FINAL UPDATE
October 14, 2021
Port Fourchon is ending all GLPC Storm Phases for Hurricane Ida.
FINAL IDA RECOVERY INFORMATION:
- DEBRIS REMOVAL: The one-time pickup of large-scale debris for Port Fourchon facilities is underway. Contractors are loading stacked and separated storm debris piles along public rights-of-way or near facility entrances. After this one approved pass, the remainder of any facility’s debris is thereafter the responsibility of the tenant business.
- POWER AT PORT: Power restoration is nearly complete in Port Fourchon.
- ROADWAYS: Roadways are clear to and within Port Fourchon.
- PORT WATERWAYS: Port Fourchon waterways are open for 24/7 operations.
- BAYOU LAFOURCHE: The Bayou Lafourche channel is open to vessel traffic from Larose to Fourchon. Mariners are advised to remain cautious and follow Coast Guard guidelines post-storm.
- EMERGENCY STORM HARBOR MARINA: The Emergency Storm Harbor Marina has been deactivated and is now closed.
- WATER: The Lafourche Parish Water District has restored water supply to Port Fourchon. A boil water advisory remains in place for all areas south of the Golden Meadow floodgates.
- COMMUNICATIONS: Most cell service has been restored in Port Fourchon.
- EMERGENCY SERVICES: Operational in Port Fourchon.
- TENANT FACILITIES: Roughly 75% of port tenants are back to full operations in Port Fourchon.
- COMMERCIAL FUEL: Available at multiple operational tenant sites in Fourchon, including Stone Fuel, C-Port Stone, Martin 16, and Harvey Fuel.
- FOOD, GAS, & SUPPLIES: Food, gas and supplies are coming back online in Port Fourchon.
- GREATER LAFOURCHE PORT COMMISSION ADMINISTRATION OFFICE: We’ve moved! Temporarily. Due to storm damage to our GLPC Admin office building at 16829 East Main Street, we have relocated to the newly acquired building directly behind GLPC Admin. Our temporary physical address is 131 East 91st Street, Cut Off, LA 70345. Our phone numbers remain the same.
Thank you for staying informed with us through Hurricane Ida and her aftermath, and thank you for your support in getting us back to business safely in Port Fourchon.