Notice is given to mariners that Inland Dredging Co.’s cutterhead pipeline dredge, the “Ranger,” will commence maintenance dredging operations on the Alabama River on September 1, 2023. Dredging operations will be conducted approximately at river mile 50 (Bailey’s Creek Bar). The dredged material will be placed within banks adjacent to the dredge plant.
Dredging activities are expected to span a duration of 14 days. The dredge can be contacted on VHF Channels 16. Mariners should exercise extreme caution when transiting these areas and are requested to transit the area at no wake speed.
For further information, please contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, BWT/Alabama-Coosa Office at (205) 752-3571.