Electricity Restored in Port

(GALLIANO, LA, SEPTEMBER 27, 2005) Electric power was restored in Port Fourchon at about 8:00 p.m. last night, Monday, September 26, 2005. The Leeville Bridge will open for marine traffic now that electricity has been restored. The Golden Meadow Floodgate is now open for marine traffic. Highway 1, Highway 3090 & all port roadways are open. The Fourchon Beach is still closed to the public until further notice due to the large amount of debris & generally unsafe conditions. Clean up & repair to port facilities is proceeding rapidly & docks are returning to normal operations. Belle Pass & Bayou Lafourche remain open for marine traffic. Although there is no night time curfew, Harbor Police are checking ID’s & those found sightseeing will be ordered to leave the port. Please call the Port Fourchon Public Information Line at 985 798-5335 for updates.