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Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District to Close Gates on Bayou Little Caillou and Terrebonne Tonight; Bayou Dularge Tomorrow Morning

HOUMA (July 23, 2010) - Due to the threat of Tropical Depression Bonnie, the Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District (TLCD) will close the sector gates on Bayou Little Caillou and Bayou Terrebonne at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday July 23.

TLCD officials also anticipate the closing of the Bayou Dularge sector gate the morning of Saturday, July 24.

All marine vessels desiring to be in port for safe harbor through the channels of Bayou Little Caillou and Bayou Terrebonne and Bayou Dularge are required to pass through the gates before their closures.

The structures will remain closed until the threat of severe weather and elevated water levels from Tropical Depression Bonnie abates.

For more information, please contact the Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District at (985) 868-8523.

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