Dredging: Cedar Bayou Navigation Channel, Chambers and Harris County Texas, Pipeline Dredging

Notice Number: 201266/ 201266_NTN-07_CE_2022-09

Effective Dates: 09/06/2022 00:00 thru 09/12/2022 00:00

Dredge “Yellow Fin” (Contractor, Rigid Constructors, LLC) will be operating in Cedar Bayou. Dredging will start north of Beacon 42 to Cedar Bayou at State Highway 146 Tide Staff.

Yellow Fin’s operation in the area will be accompanied by a mud tug (Captain Bill), a survey boat, and a crew boat. The Contractor will be using both floating and submerged pipeline in/around this work area. The unloading site is located at 29.73342 - 94.92500 (latitude and longitude respectively). The dredged material will be placed in Ijams Lake and Placement Area 2. The expected completion date is May 1, 2023.

Mariners are requested to travel at their slowest speed to minimize wake. They are expected to establish communication with the Traffic Center prior to passing and proceed with caution near the dredge.
Communications can be established via VHF Channel 13 and 68. The Traffic Center monitors Channel 13 on a 24-hour basis. Other dredges should contact the Traffic Center to coordinate movement near Yellow Fin’s area of operations.



Chris Frabotta
Chief, Operations Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Galveston District