Atchafalaya Basin: Tidewater Point, Berwick Bay Harbor, & Berwick Lock Forebay

Notice Number: No.22-128
Date: 10/16/2022 thru 10/31/2022

Beginning on approximately 16 October 2022 and continuing through approximately 31 October 2022, the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge CAPTAIN FRANK will be working in the Berwick Area, which includes Tidewater Point, Berwick Bay Harbor, and the Berwick Lock Forebay.

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 the deep water of Atchafalaya River.

Besides dredging equipment, there are numerous work and support vessels associated with this dredging operation. The dredge will be monitoring VHF Marine Channel 72.

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

The points of contact with the New Orleans District are Tim Connell at (504) 862-2360 and Anh Nguyen (504) 862-2153.


Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division