Dredging Operations: Mobile Harbor Buoy 69 to Little Sand Island

Notice is given to mariners that the Weeks Marine pipeline dredge EW Ellefsen will begin maintenance dredging operations in the Mobile Bay Ship Channel from Buoy 69 to Little Sand Island on 15 April 2024. The dredge will be placing material in approved open water disposal areas located east of channel. Dredging activities are expected to continue through September 2024. The dredge can be contacted on VHF Channels 67 and 71.

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 the area.


Herbert M. Bullock