DREDGING Houston Ship Channel, Texas Exxon to Carpenters Bayou, Jacintoport Channel and Care Docks Pipeline Dredging
Notice number: 201682
Date: 12/08/2022 thru 12/31/2022
The Dredge “Ingenuity” (Inland Dredging Company, LLC) will be operating in the Houston Ship Channel between Beacon 111A and Beacon 109A, and between Beacon 121A and Beacon 119. Dredging material is being discharged in Peggy Lake utilizing a pipeline.
The contractor is currently dredging Houston Ship Channel approximately 600 ft. downstream of Beacon 111 and will generally be dredging from Beacon 111A downstream to Beacon 109A before spot dredging between Beacon 121A and Beacon 119. Contractor’s related floating plant, including barges, tugs, crew boats, skiffs, survey boats, and pipeline will be used in and around the work areas. Work is ongoing since January 06, 2022 and will continue until December 31, 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 Channel 12. The Traffic Center guards both Channel 12 and Channel 13 on a 24-hour basis. Respective dredge(s) should be contacted for coordination of passing and movement near operations.
Chief, Operations Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Galveston District