Dredging Operations in the Mobile River Channel 19 February 2023

Notice Number: 23-09
Date: February 19, 2023 thru February 25, 2023

Notice is given to mariners that Great Lakes Dredge and Dock's bucket dredge GL 54 will begin dredging operations in the Mobile River channel the week of 19 February 2023. The dredge will be accompanied by three or four scows for the duration of the project. There will be multiple dredge cuts in the Mobile River beginning at the Cochrane bridge and working south to the turning basin. Material will be disposed in the offshore disposal area. Dredging activities are anticipated to continue for about four months. The dredge can be contacted on VHF Channels 13 and 16.

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.


Chief, Navigation Section