New barge loading ramp for West Calcasieu Port - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

New barge loading ramp for West Calcasieu Port

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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

The West Calcasieu Port will have a new barge loading ramp.

Assembly of the 80,000-pound capacity ramp was funded by a $640,000 grant from Devall Towing.

The ramp will be in operation within a few weeks, according to Port Director Lynn Hohensee.

Once it's operational, their existing barge loading ramp will be retired.

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