Mississippi River and Southwest Pass

NAVIGATION BULLETIN NO. 24-33, 29 FEBRUARY 2024, MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND SOUTHWEST PASS

Mariners are advised that beginning on approximately 3 March 2024 and continuing through approximately 31 August 2024, the U.S. Government Contract Hopper Dredge GLENN EDWARDS 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.

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Wesley M. Sisung, for:
JEFFREY A. KIEFER
Acting Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division