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Crewbarge
Crews secure a barge used to haul removed pieces of marine debris out of Chef Pass in New Orleans East.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Craine
Crews use hook and crane to lift sunken barge.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Diver
Divers descend into the water to finish cutting the barge blocking the bayou's passage.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Crewwait
Crews wait while divers make cuts to the barge. Due to its size, Divers must make four blind cuts, making the barge more magnagable for removal.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Debris
Debris removed from area waterways after being sunken since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Pipe
Surface and subsurface level debris pose threats to commerical and recreational boaters. Crews connect debris to crane to be lifted and removed.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Bargelifted
Barge sees its first light of day since being sunk for over 3 years. Cut piece will be lifted and placed on barge to be recycled.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
lifted
Once lifted the barge is removed and cleaned.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Sunset
US Coast Guard and crews work into the night at the Chef Pass debris removal site.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA
Crew
Coast Guard, and debris removal crews chart out plan for removing sunken barge in New Orleans East.
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Photo By: Dillon Couvillon/LRA