Dredging Operations: Mississippi River & Southwest Pass

Notice Number: 203493/MVN 23-106
Date: 08/20/2023 00:00 thru 08/30/2023 23:59

Beginning on 20 August 2023 and continuing through approximately 30 August 2023, the U.S. Government Contract Hopper Dredge DODGE ISLAND will be working in Southwest Pass from Head of Passes (mile 0) to approximately mile 22 Below Head of Passes (BHP), and in the Mississippi River from Head of Passes to approximately mile 13 Above Head of Passes (AHP).

The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can be contacted on either VHF channel 67 or 16 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