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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

LOCKAGE & CREW CHANGE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (COVID-19) Lock and Dam 24 and 25 Upper Mississippi River Mile 273.4 and 241.4  NOTICE NUMBER: 11680 EFFECTIVE: 04/01/2020 12:00 thru Until Further Notice CST Due to concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and effective immediately for MISSISSIPPI RIVER LOCKS 24 and 25: No industry personnel shall…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

1 Apr 2020 @0630hrs: LD 24: 1 NB, 0 SB Crimson Glory LD 25: 10 NB, 1 SB (see attached list) If you have specific questions regarding the Queue’s feel free to contact the following directly: Danny Lunsford (573-242-3524) Ryan Lee LD 24 Lockmaster (573-242-3524) Tony Reis LD 25 Lockmaster (636-566-8120)   Karen D Watwood,…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSURE – CANCELLED Lock and Dam 24 and 25 Upper Mississippi River mile 273.4 and 241.4   NOTICE NUMBER: 10789-1 EFFECTIVE: 12/15/2019 06:00 thru 03/31/2020 11:30 CST Both Lock 24 and Lock 25 reopened for traffic at 11:30 on 31 March 2020. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

As info:   The USCG cutter Cheyenne is getting underway today to work ATON St Louis to lock 24. Bernie Heroff Port Captain Navigation/Training ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds American River Transportation Co., LLC P.O. Box 2889 Saint Louis, MO 63111 t 314 481 8828 / m 314 803 4644

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

On the call Monday (03/30/20) we informed everyone that the MV Pathfinder would be departing NB on Channel Patrol. The Pathfinder and crew have always been considered Mission Critical and I was counting on approval.  The COVID-19 pandemic and DOD policy has limited TDY for all military and civilian personnel and all exceptions for TDY…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

  If you want to watch the snow melt in MN this is the link: https://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/ Keep in mind that not all the snowmelt in MN goes to the Mississippi River, just the regions below the red line (The Minnesota River and St Croix River are tributaries of the UMR)   Bernie Heroff Port Captain…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi, Illinois, and Missouri Rivers

The recent rains shifted favorable to the St. Louis District, which is good news! I wanted to give you an update on our additional products being produced. Below are sites to our operational forecasts without and with anticipated 16-day rain. These are produced by a forecaster and provided to our Emergency Operations, flood fight teams,…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

Conference call at 1330 Monday 30MAR Call in number 866 528 2256 Access Code 5768407   Locks status River conditions   Bernie Heroff Port Captain Navigation/Training ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds American River Transportation Co., LLC P.O. Box 2889 Saint Louis, MO 63111 t 314 481 8828 / m 314 803 4644

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Notice to Navigators

  Marine Safety Information Bulletin Commandant MSIB Number: 10-20 U.S. Coast Guard Date: March 27, 2020 Inspections and Compliance Directorate 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, STOP 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501 E-Mail: DAPI@uscg.mil COVID-19 – Guidance for Maritime Operators on Compliance with Federal Drug Testing Requirements To help protect our essential maritime workforce, while…

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Navigation Notice: Upper Mississippi River

Lock 25 on track to re-open tomorrow 31MAR 1700 The hydrographs below are updated at about 1100 CDT daily. The source is here: https://www.weather.gov/ncrfc/LMI_WS_QPFScenarioGuidance# The longer-term forecasts (green and blue) can vary widely over time as weather patterns change. These hydrographs are computer generated and sometimes can look strange, hence the disclaimer “not been reviewed…

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