Dredge Work, River Mile 78: Sunflower Bar

Notice Number: 23-62

Notice is given to mariners that Inland Dredging Company's DREDGE AMERICA has completed dredging at Coffeeville Lock and is mobilizing to river mile 78 (Sunflower Bar) to begin maintenance dredging operations. Work is estimated to continue for one month. The dredge will utilize floating pipelines and will be disposing of material within banks and up adjacent to the dredge plant. The dredge will be working 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and operations are estimated to last for approximately one week.

The dredge will monitor VHF Channels 13 and 16. Traffic is requested to notify the dredge prior to approaching the area and to transit the area with caution at no wake speed. Additionally, please coordinate with the Coffeeville Lock to transit the area prior to arrival.

For further information, please contact Chad Brumelow or Derek Kendrick at the BWT/ Alabama-Coosa Project Management Office (CESAM-OP-BA) at (205) 752-3571.


Jacob E. Lambert
Chief, Navigation Section