New Office Building

New Office Building

Our new office and work area is located at 414 Coast Guard Road in the Venice Port Complex. Come by and visit us!


Baptiste Collette

Baptiste Collette Bayou

Baptiste Collette Baptiste Collette Maintenance Re-Dredging

The Army Corps of Engineers will complete maintenance dredging Baptiste Collette Bayou as of October 10, 2015.

Baptiste Collette Deepening

The plans to dredge Baptiste Collette Bayou to maintain a depth of 26 feet are progressing well. Plaquemines Parish funded $250,000 for a recon study of the bayou that was presented to Parish President Nungesser and the Parish Council at the end of October 2007. A conservative cost-benefit ratio of 1.4 was determined, a number that well exceeds what the Corps of Engineers requires for consideration.The Feasibility Study has been completed as of August 2015 and has been forwarded to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for review and approval. Approval can be granted as early as March 2016.



Tidewater Road Construction

Tidewater Road Improvements

Plaquemines Parish has completed the widening and raising Tidewater Road to an elevation of +5 feet (MSL) from Highway 23 to the entrance of the Targa Plant.

Phase III of the raising of Tidewater Road is in the planning stage to raise Tidewater Road approximately 12" from the Targa Plant, to the approximate distance to the end of 1200 feet. Construction is anticipated to begin early 2015.


Tiger Pass

Tiger Pass Maintenance Re-Dredging

The Army Corps of Engineers completed dredging Tiger Pass to its authorized depth of -16 feet MSL as of November 30, 2012.

Boothville-Venice Firehouse

Boothville-Venice Firehouse

The new state of the art firehouse in Venice is completed.

Plaquemines Parish firefighters recently cut the ribbons on two new state-of-the-art fire stations in Port Sulphur and Venice. Plans are underway for an open house celebration
to dedicate the new Boothville-Venice fire house to past chiefs Earl Hahnebohm and Ernest “Noonie” Bourgeois. Look for more information on this event in the future.

The Boothville-Venice area, which includes the Venice Port Complex, is protected by a 25-member fire department made up of both paid and volunteer firemen. The six paid, full-time firemen are trained and certified by LSU in the following: Firefighter I, Firefighter II, First Responder, Haz Mat Awareness, Haz Mat Operations and Driver Operator.

All firemen are equipped with new Bunker gear and extrication suits, while the firehouse holds in house hose testers, compressors to fill safe breathing air tanks and confined space rescue equipment.The new fire station includes backup generators and is elevated to protect against future storms.

In addition, trucks are outfitted with a 77 foot ladder, a 65 foot squirt, a hose tender and three pumpers. One mini pumper is set up as a first responder with extrication and EMS equipment.

During an emergency, always call 911. However, for non-emergencies, the fire department can be reached at 504-534-2222.


Boothville-Venice Community Center

Boothville-Venice Communtiy Center

Construction has begun on the community center.








South Pass

The Army Corps of Engineers has completed plans and specifications for the maintenance dredging of South Pass to a depth of -20 feet (MSL). The Corps is presently seeking funding for this project.




Bulkhead Replacement Canal #1

The Venice Port Complex has completed construction of an 864 wall feet of Bulkhead along Canal #1 in front of Sites 12, 13 & 14A. The bulkhead was constructed with 70 foot sheet piles. These sites with available water depth of 18' MSL are available for immediate lease.


Venice Marina Road Improvements

The asphalt overlay of Venice Marina Road from Tidewater Road to Boat Harbor Road is now complete.




Bulkhead Replacement Grand Pass

The Venice Port Complex replaced 355 wall feet of bulkhead along Grand Pass next to the Chevron Site. This site is available for immediate lease.





McDermott Road Improvements

McDermott Road has been rasied to +5 MSL and blacktopped from Tidewater Road to its end at Tiger Pass.



      Bulkhead Replacement Tiger Pass

     The Venice Port Complex replaced 400 wall feet along Tiger Pass in front of Site #37B, 200 feet of bulkhead has also been

     refurbished on Site #37B along Canal #2 for a total water frontage of 600 linear feet. The Tiger Pass dockside of Site #37B can

     handle -22 feet MSL. This site is availble for immediate lease.