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DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE DEFELICE MARINE CENTER

From New Orleans and points east (2 hr)
I-10 W to I-310 S
From Baton Rouge and points north (3 hr)
I-10 E to I-310 S


 

Drive approximately 11 miles on I-310 to US 90 west.  I-310 ends in a fork with the exit for Highway 90 west (Boutte/Houma) on the right side of the fork.  When you get to the end of the off ramp you will merge right onto US 90 west.
Drive 24 miles.
Take Houma exit 210 (LA 182). [[Do not take exit #182.]]
Take the off ramp to the right and turn left to the west on LA 182.
Drive to the first traffic light, and turn left to the south onto LA 3087.
Follow LA 3087 as it curves to the right and becomes Prospect.
Go through 2 signal lights (Bayou Blue and Lower Coteau Rd), and then cross the Intracoastal bridge.
Go through 1 traffic light, you will see a McDonald's and CVS Pharmacy on the left,
Take a left at the stop sign/traffic light (you will not be able to go straight because of a bridge construction project); you are now on Park Ave.
Drive and take a right on the next bridge to cross Bayou Terrebonne (4-5 miles)
Continue straight to cross another bridge and at the traffic light
Turn left onto Hwy 24.

From Houma
Continue south on Hwy 24 until it becomes Hwy 56 and continue directly south and straight through Chauvin and to Cocodrie.  [[Do not turn left to follow Hwy 24 at the traffic light at the Casino.]]
After about 25 miles you will be in Cocodrie.  LUMCON is on the right about ¼ of a mile from the end of the road.  Can’t miss it, tall observation tower. (Looks like an airport.)

From Lafayette and points west (3 hr)
From I-10 (both eastbound and westbound) take exit 103A  to merge onto US HWY 167 South. This is SE Evangeline Throughway which is joined by US Hwy 90 eastbound in just a few blocks. From here, continue on US Hwy 90 eastbound to the Hwy 24 exit which is the second Houma exit from the west (Exit 202). 
Continue south on Hwy 24 as From Houma above.

From Shreveport or Alexandria and points north
Drive south on I-49 until you reach Hwy 90 in Lafayette to Morgan City and southeast on Hwy 90 to Houma.
Take the Hwy 24 exit south, which is the second Houma exit from the west (Exit 202). 
Continue south on Hwy 24 as From Houma above.

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