US Army Corps of Engineers
New Orleans District

Baton Rouge Harbor/Devil's Swamp

Official Project Name
Baton Rouge Harbor/Devil's Swamp, LA Maintenance

Location
The project is located in south-central Louisiana. The channel forms a junction with the Mississippi River near East Baton Rouge Parish.

Purpose
This project provides a slack water channel for barge traffic and provides and industrial expansion area for the port of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The project provides a 12-foot deep by 200 foot wide channel, and is 2.5 miles long from the channel's junction with the Mississippi River (Mile 2.5 to 5 of the project were deauthorized by WRDA 1974).

Status

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Benefit to the Community & Project Features

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Authority

Authorized by River and Harbor Act of 24 July 1946. Transferred to Flood Control, MR&T, under Flood Control Act of June 1948.

Scope

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