Dredging, Houston Ship Channel., Texas Bayport Ship Channel, Hopper Dredging

Notice Number: 201412/201412_NTN-12_HS_BP_2022-10
Date: 08/20/2022 00:00 thru 11/01/2022 00:00

The Hopper Dredge "Terrapin Island" (Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC) dredging operations extended in the Bayport Ship Channel. Dredging material is being discharged in the Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (ODMDS) Zones D and F at the coordinates:

Zone Vertices Geographic NAD83
Latitude Longitude


N 29.277887 94.660151
E 29.26585 94.646513
s 29.255236 94.65942
w 29.268436 94.674327


N 29.26585 94.646513
E 29.253884 94.632961
s 29.255236 94.65942
w 29.242389 94.644918

The contractor is currently dredging Bayport Flare. Contractor's related floating plant such as survey boats will be used in and around the work area. Work started August 20, 2022, with expected completion of November 1, 2022.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.
Communications is to be accomplished via VHF-FM Channels 11, 13, and 16 and the same channels for the Traffic Center guards on a 24-hour basis. Respective dredge(s) should be contacted for coordination of passing and movement near all dredging operations.


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