AMENDMENT Notice to Navigation: 202274, 202271_NTN-03_HS_BP_2023-03 DREDGING Galveston Entrance Channel, Inner Bar Channel Hopper Dredging

Notice Number: 202271-2/202274_202271-2_NTN-03_GA_IBC_2023-03
Date: 03/09/2023 00:00 thru 03/11/2023 00:00

The Hopper Dredge "Glenn Edwards" (Manson Construction Co.) performing dredging operations in the Galveston Entrance Channel: Inner Bar Channel, Stations 11+000 to 14+000, near red Buoy 12 and Green Buoy 11. Dredging material is being discharge in the Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (ODMDS) Zones C and E at the coordinates:

Zone Vertices Geographic NAD83


2 3355991.59 13677865.41
3 3360181.41 13673984.74
6 3351565.87 13674265.00
7 3356093.95 13670024.25


3 3360181.41 13673984.74
4 3364371.23 13670104.08
7 3356093.95 13670024.25
8 3360622.03 13665783.49

Contractor's related floating plant such as survey boats will be used in and around the work area. Work started March 9, 2023, with expected completion of March 11, 2023.

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 Channels 11, 13, and 16 and the same channels for the Traffic Center guards on a 24-hour basis. Respective dredge(s) should be contacted for coordination of passing and movement near all dredging operations.


Chris Frabotta
Chief, Operations Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Galveston District