Channel Maintenance Dredging: Tentative Schedule

Notice Number: 205121/23-28
Date: 10/02/2023 06:00 thru 10/13/2023 23:59

Notice is given that on or about 2 October 2023, Amherst Madison Inc. 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 disposal sites for each location.

The contractor’s floating plant will consist of the M/V KEITH BLOUNT, the M/V BUS BROWN, two barge mounted cranes, and three material barges. The M/V KEITH BLOUNT and 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.

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SEAN C. CARTER
Acting Chief, Technical Support Branch