Dredging Operations: Dauphin Island, AL

Notice Number: 23-15

Notice is given to mariners that the Pass Drury navigation channel in Dauphin Island, AL is severely restricted. It is anticipated that a dredge will be in the area within the next few months.

Notice is also given that a shoal is present northwest of the Sand Island Lighthouse, in the vicinity of the area labeled "Fill Area" on the attached drawing, from the dredge event completed in October 2022.

Please reference the attached condition surveys for details.

For further information, please contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Irvington Site Office at (251) 957-6019.

Mariners should exercise extreme caution when transiting these areas.

The Mobile District maintains an overall mailing list of agencies, businesses, organizations and individuals which have an interest in navigation issues on Federal waterways. If you would like to be removed from this distribution list or know someone who would like to be added to our list, please contact the Chief, Navigation Section at 251-694-3726.


Ashley Kleinschrodt
Chief, Navigation Section