AMENDMENT – Navigation Notice 205994-1, MVN 24-24 DREDGING OPERATIONS Atchafalaya River Stout’s Pass

Notice Number: 205994-2/MVN 24-19 / MVN 24-24 / MVN 24-29
Date: 02/02/2024 06:00 thru 03/08/2024 05:45

Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 24-24, dated 5 February 2024, stating that the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge KINGFISHER will be performing dredging operations in Stout’s Pass, from approximate mile 113 to mile 117 of the Atchafalaya River through approximately 24 February 2024.

MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE DREDGING OPERATIONS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH APPROXIMATELY 7 MARCH 2024.

The dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will deposit dredged material through a combination of floating and submerged pipelines in deep water of the Atchafalaya River.

Besides dredging equipment, there are numerous work and support vessels associated with this dredging operation. The dredge will be monitoring VHF marine channels 13 and 16.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.

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Sisung, Wesley M