Channel Maintenance Dredging Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks and Dam Ohio River, Mile 436.2

Navigation Notice: 205024/23-25
Date: 09/14/2023 06:00 thru 09/21/2023 00:00

Notice is given that on or about 14 September 2023, Amherst Madison Inc., contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, will commence channel maintenance dredging in the lower approach at Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks and Dam, Ohio River, mile 436.2.

The contractor's floating plant will consist of the M/V KEITH BLOUNT, M/V BUS BROWN, two dump scows, and one barge mounted crane. The vessels will be monitoring marine channel 13 and should be contacted for passing arrangements. Dredging will be performed between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m. midnight, seven days a week. The work is anticipated to be completed on or about 21 September 2023. The dredged material will be placed in the permitted in-water placement areas, downstream and upstream of the dam.

The contractor's floating plant will be moored at the worksite during non-working hours and will be lighted according to regulations. Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.


Chief, Technical Support Branch