South Lafourche Levee District

Richard "Dick" Guidry Complex

Without flood protection, nothing else matters.
        --Windell Curole

Floodgate & Lock Details

 

Width:  56 ft

Elevation:  -15.3 ft below sea level (bottom) 

Length of Lock:  450 ft


DRAFTS:  Larose (Ted Gisclair Floodgate)   10 ft       

                Golden Meadow (Leon Theriot Lock)   13 ft

  

              

Click HERE for updates on our floodgate and lock schedules.
Current Status:  Scheduled openings at both locations. - as of 07/06/2020 @ 7:30 a.m.

 
NOTE:  The below times do not apply when a total closure  (no foreseeable scheduled openings) is observed.

Scheduled daily openings during Larose floodgate closures:
 6am ∙ 9am ∙ 1pm ∙ 6pm ∙ 10pm ∙ 2am

Scheduled openings for Leon Theriot Lock:   
Every half hour on the hour and half hour (i.e. 10:00, 10:30, 12:00, 11:30, etc.)

 

 

 
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