All mariners are advised that the US 171 Bridge, located in the vicinity of mile marker 46.5 on the Calcasieu River, will be conducting bridge repairs from November 28, 2022 - December 23, 2022.
Bridge repairs include restoring structural steel and installing new navigation lighting. A containment system will be installed under the bridge reducing the vertical clearance by 2 feet.
All vessel traffic should proceed with caution when transiting under the bridge. For status updates please contact Floyd Shane Brooks of Seminole Equipment at 865-250-6405. The Contractor on scene will be monitoring VHF channels 13 & 16.
This notice will be posted on the Coast Guard’s HOMEPORT website at http://homeport.uscg.mil and the VTS website at https://www.atlanticarea.uscg.mil/vtsportarthur/.
If you have any questions regarding this notice, please call MSU Port Arthur at (409) 723-6500 or MSU Lake Charles at (337) 912-0073.