Port Fourchon http://wwno.org en Debt on Bridge to Grand Isle, Port Fourchon in Danger of Default http://wwno.org/post/debt-bridge-grand-isle-port-fourchon-danger-default In December, the forecasted revenue for the LA1 toll-bridge will be less than the bill the state owes that month on the borrowed money it took to build it. Toll revenue is by statute bound to pay off the bonds. If the state defaults on the bridge, it could negatively effect the entire state's credit rating.<p>The LA1 bridge is the only way to access Port Fourchon and Grande Isle by car. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 19:10:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 39845 at http://wwno.org Dunes to Protect Port Fourchon http://wwno.org/post/dunes-protect-port-fourchon <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Work is expected to begin in spring on construction of a sand dune barrier designed to protect Port Fourchon.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://bit.ly/Soc5yu" target="_blank">The Courier reports</a>&nbsp;the Greater Lafourche Port Commission has approved a $3 million bid to build about a mile of dunes along the beach.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 18:23:06 +0000 The Associated Press 26982 at http://wwno.org La. Highway 1 vulnerable to storm surge http://wwno.org/post/la-highway-1-vulnerable-storm-surge <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The two-lane stretch of Louisiana Highway 1 that cuts through the marshes of south Lafourche Parish is the only road to Port Fourchon, the oil and gas hub that serves 90 percent of deepwater petroleum operations in the Gulf of Mexico.</p> Sun, 16 Sep 2012 19:09:51 +0000 The Associated Press 20107 at http://wwno.org