Channel Maintenance Dredging: Tentative Schedule, Ohio River

Notice Number: 201231/ 22-24

Date: 09/12/2022 06:00 thru 10/08/2022 00:00

Notice is given that on 12 September 2022, Amherst Madison will commence channel maintenance dredging on the Ohio River for the Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Disposal operations will take place at the permitted sites for each location.

The contractor’s floating plant will consist of the M/V MILTON, the M/V BUS BROWN, two barge mounted cranes, and three material barges. The M/V MILTON and the M/V BUS BROWN will be monitoring marine channel 13 and should be contacted for passing arrangements. Dredging will be performed from 6:00 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. A government dredge inspector will be in attendance at each site.

Mariners are requested to be alert to the location of the dredge and its disposal operations. It is essential that mariners await the passing signal from the dredge prior to proceeding with caution. During non-working hours, all equipment will be moored outside the navigation channel, marked and lighted according to regulations.

Lower Approach Robert C. Byrd Locks Ohio River Mile 279.2 September 12-19 Huntington, WV Ohio River Mile 306.9 Permitted Lower Disposal Area Robert C. Byrd Locks
Lower Approach Greenup Locks Ohio River Mile 341.0 September 20-27 Portsmouth, OH Ohio River Mile 350.8 Permitted Lower Disposal Area Greenup Locks
Lower Approach Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks Ohio River Mile 436.2 TBD Cincinnati, OH Ohio River Mile 462.9 Permitted Lower Disposal Area Captain Anthony Meldahl Locks
Bonanza Bar Ohio River Mile 353.1 TBD Manchester, OH Ohio River Mile 404.5 Permitted Disposal Area Bonanza Bar



Kent C. Browning

Chief, Technical Support Branch