Mississippi River and Southwest Pass
Notice Number: 23-57
Date: 05/26/2023 thru 05/29/2023
Beginning on approximately 16 May 2023 and continuing through approximately 29 May 2023, mariners are advised that the U.S. Government Hopper Dredge WHEELER 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.
The point of contact with the New Orleans District is Michelle Kornick at (504) 862-1842 or Heather Jennings at (504) 862-1253.
MICHELLE C. DAIGLE
Chief, Technical Support Branch