Dredging Operations: Mississippi River & Deep Draft Crossing

Notice Number: 205041/MVN 23-116
Date: 09/20/2023 00:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Mariners are advised that beginning on approximately 20 September 2023 and continuing until further notice, the U.S. Government Contract Hopper Dredge GLENN EDWARDS will be working at the Mississippi River Deep Draft Crossings between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana.

The dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will give way to vessels using the waterway. The dredge can be contacted on either VHF channel 16 or 67 for sailing instructions.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.


Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division