Notice Number: 23-143
Date: 01/30/2024 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Effective immediately and continuing until approximately 30 January 2024, the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge Carolina will be working between Mile 150 and Mile 168 of the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel.
The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will be monitoring VHF marine radio channels 13 and 16. The dredged material will be deposited through floating pipelines and marked submerged pipelines into Bird Islands located on the west side of the channel.
Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.
The point of contact with the New Orleans District is Tim Connell at (504) 862-2630 or Anh Nguyen at (504) 862-2153.
TRACY F. FALK
Acting Chief, Technical Support Branch