RIAC: Dredge Survey Grays Point UM47   A little more maneuvering room on the top side of Grays Point with the higher stages.   Bernie Heroff Port Captain Navigation/Training ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds American River Transportation Co., LLC P.O. Box 2889 Saint Louis, MO 63111 _______________________________________________________   Bernie,   Here’s the latest survey…

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LOCK CLOSURES Upper Mississippi River   Notice Number: 13426 / 12577-1 Local Number:  UMR 20-02 Effective Date: 12/07/2020 00:00 thru 03/19/2021 23:59 CST   The following locks will be closed to all navigation during the approximate dates specified below. If navigation is critical throu after the initial close date or before the scheduled reopening date,…

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NOTICE TO MARINERS UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER LNM 08-21    SECTION VII – GENERAL This section contains information of general concern to the Mariners. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.   MILE 185.5 – L/D RESTRICTIONS – UPDATE Continuing until further notice, L/D 27 in the vicinity of Mile 185.5, has imposed…

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RIAC: Mel Price Lock /STL Harbor Ice   February 27, 2021 12:22 PM   The main chamber at Mel Price will be down for several hours, they need to deploy divers in the chamber to deal with a raw water intake pipe that is leaking into the basement (where a bunch of electrical stuff is…

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RIAC: Grays Point   As info   Bernie Heroff Port Captain Navigation/Training ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds American River Transportation Co., LLC P.O. Box 2889 Saint Louis, MO 63111 _________________________________________   THERE IS 1 GREEN BUOY IN AT THE TOP SIDE OF GRAY’S PT.  2 N/B VESSELS REPORTED 5FT READING 150FT OFF OF GREEN…

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RIAC: Grays Point UM41-44 Open   The waterway is back open to all traffic.   Bernie Heroff Port Captain Navigation/Training ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds American River Transportation Co., LLC P.O. Box 2889 Saint Louis, MO 63111

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RIAC   Grays Point UM41-44 Two barges left to get off ground. A nice rise is forecasted for Cape. Bernie Heroff Port Captain Navigation/Training ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds American River Transportation Co., LLC P.O. Box 2889 Saint Louis, MO 63111

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UMR Grounding UM94 – Update   Off ground. Channel is open for navigation.   Bernie Heroff Port Captain Navigation/Training ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds American River Transportation Co., LLC P.O. Box 2889 Saint Louis, MO 63111

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St. Louis District – Weekly Navigation Channel Condition Status Report   As always, attached is the weekly installment of the Navigation Channel Condition Status Report for the St. Louis District.  These reports are typically published weekly on Wednesday or Thursday.  Please let us know if you have any comments, questions, or suggestions.   For some…

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