June, 2006

Colonel Wagenaar Visits Port

(GALLIANO, LA, JULY 28, 2006) – On Tuesday, the Port Commission discussed a number of issues and provided a tour of Port Fourchon to Colonel Wagenaar, head of the New Orleans District Corps of Engineers. According to Port Director Ted Falgout, “It was great to have the Colonel take time from his busy schedule to […]

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Repairs to the Recreational Boat Launch in Fourchon Expected to be Completed for Upcoming Golden Meadow-Fourchon Fishing Rodeo

The Port Commission is completing repairs of hurricane damage at Irvin P. Melancon, Jr. Recreational Boat Launch in preparation for the Golden Meadow – Fourchon International Fishing Rodeo to be held June 29 – July 1, 2006. “The Port Commission has contracted Greater Gulf Construction, and we are happy to announce that these improvements will […]

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Port Commission Receives $800,000 Grant for Airport Improvements

(GALLIANO, LA, JUNE 7, 2006) – On June 6, 2006, the Port Commission received an $800,000 grant from US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to be used for infrastructure improvements to the South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport. The project consists of constructing 8,400 linear feet of asphalt roadways and placing 7,000 linear […]

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Port Commission’s Updated Hurricane Guide Presented to Port Companies

(GALLIANO, LA, JUNE 2, 2006) – On June 1, 2006, over 50 representatives from facilities located in Port Fourchon, attended a Hurricane Readiness Meeting at the Port Operations Center in Fourchon. The Port’s updated 2006 Hurricane Guide was presented. Ted Falgout, Port Director, welcomed the crowd to the meeting and showed pictures of last year’s […]

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