Dredging Operations: Port Allen Lock

Notice Number: 201516/MVN 22-137
Date: 11/02/2022 07:00 thru 11/03/2022 19:00

Mariners are advised that Port Allen Lock will be closed to navigation during daylight hours, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., on 2 and 3 November 2022, due to the U.S. Government Contract Dustpan Dredge WALLACE McGEORGE working in the Port Allen Lock Forebay.

The dredge will deposit dredged material into deep water of the Mississippi River and can be contacted on VHF Marine Channels 16 and 67.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed in the vicinity of the dredging operations and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.


Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division