AMENDMENT Navigation Notice: xxxxxx, 201034_NTN-04_HS_BP_BT_2022-07 DREDGING Houston Ship Channel, Texas Bayport to Morgans, Bayport Ship Channel and Barbours Flare Pipeline Dredge
Notice Number: 201034-1
Date: 7/21/22- 12/18/22
The Dredge “Constellation” (Inland Dredging Company, LLC) will be operating in the Houston Ship Channel between Beacon 93 and Beacon 76, Bayport Channel, Bayport Flare, and Barbours Channel. Contractor will be utilizing pipeline and discharging the dredged material in Placement Area PA14.
The contractor is dredging Bayport Channel and will move to dredge Bayport Flare, and later start dredging HSC from Beacon 76 upstream HSC to Beacon 93 and move to Barbours channel. The work will include dredging the docks in Bayport and Barbours. Contractor’s related floating plant, including barges, tugs crew boats, skiffs, survey boats, and pipeline will be used in and around the work areas. Work is ongoing since December 10, 2021, with expected completion of December 18, 2022.
Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.
Communications is to be accomplished via VHF-FM Channel 12. The Traffic Center guards both Channel 12 and Channel 13 on a 24-hour basis. Respective dredge(s) should be contacted for coordination of passing and movement near operations.
Chief, Operations Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Galveston District