Below is a communication from Averitt regarding Hurricane Laura:



Due to extreme weather and mandatory evacuations along the Gulf Coast, we are taking operational precautions for the safety of our personnel and customers. We will continue to monitor the path of Hurricane Laura and provide updates on facility closings and service suspensions in impacted areas and areas of potential impact.

The following facilities are currently providing limited service to certain areas:

  • New Orleans, LA: OPEN, with limited operations. There will be no service to Grand Isle, Venice, Port Fouchon, Cut-Off, or Galliano on Tuesday, 8/25/20.
  • Houston, TX: OPEN, with limited operations into Galveston. There will be no service to Galveston Island on Tuesday, 8/25/20.

Additionally, operations may become limited or suspended in other service areas throughout the region, including:

  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Beaumont, TX
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Tyler, TX

For the most current weather-related updates within our network, please visit our weather updates page on