Avondale, LA terminal closure due to severe weather

Announcement Number: IM2014-40
Categories: International Service Lanes and Schedules,International Miscellaneous,International Terminals
Posted Date: January 28, 2014

Dear Intermodal Customer:

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a winter storm warning in effect from today Tuesday 6:00 AM January 28th, 2014 to Wednesday 6:00 AM January 29th, 2014.

To keep the community and our local team safe, Union Pacific will be closing the Avondale Ramp today, Tuesday (January 28, 2014) at 2:00 PM local time. Effective immediately, Union Pacific will not be accepting any in-gate or out-gate traffic at the Avondale, LA terminal during this closure. Any unit in the terminal and due to begin storage charges will receive both, January 28,& 29, 2014 as free days.

The ramp is expected to reopen on Thursday January 30, 2014 at 07:00 AM or sooner, pending weather impact.


Intermodal Business Team

If you have any questions please contact your Union Pacific representative.