Lower Mississippi River and GIWW: Southwest Pass Dredging

Lower Mississippi River and GIWW: Southwest Pass Dredging

Notice Number: 201212
Date: August 22 thru September 30 

Beginning on or about 22 August 2022 and continuing until approximately 30 September 2022, the U.S. Government Contract Cutterhead Dredge ROBERT M. WHITE 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 dredged material will be deposited through a combination of floating and submerged pipelines into designated placement areas.

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.

The point of contact with the New Orleans District is Michelle Kornick at (504) 862-1842 or Heather Jennings at (504) 862-1253.


Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division