Hurricane Sally has made landfall over the southern coast of Alabama. The Flood Protection Authority advised Norfolk Southern the floodgates that impede the flow of NS rail traffic into and out of New Orleans will begin to reopen at 800am today, September 16th, with normal operations resuming as all gates open over the next 24 hours. The New Orleans Intermodal facility has reopened effective 800am. Customers should expect 48-72 hour availability delays as operations return to normal in New Orleans.
Norfolk Southern will continue to closely monitor the storm and provide updates as necessary.
We encourage drivers to take advantage of our ExpressNSTM Mobile Application which streamlines gate and terminal processes for our drayage community. With ExpressNSTM, drivers can verify billing, submit pre-gate information, obtain parking and pickup locations, receive electronic interchange receipts, and submit bad order information. More information on ExpressNSTM can be found by scanning the QR code below or by visiting www.nscorp.com/intermodal/ExpressNS.