Mississippi River and Southwest Pass

Please see the attached file for your information. Additionally, the bulletin's contents are shown below.

NAVIGATION BULLETIN NO. 24-42, 12 MARCH 2024, MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND SOUTHWEST PASS

Beginning on or about 12 March 2024 and continuing through approximately 1 April 2024, 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 passing 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