Mississippi River Deep Draft Crossings

Commencing on or about 24 May 2023 and continuing until further notice, the U.S. Government Dustpan Dredge JADWIN will be working at the Mississippi River Deep Draft Crossings between mile 234 and mile 151 Above Head of Passes (AHP).

The first dredging location will be at Medora Crossing, at approximate mile 212.0 AHP of the Mississippi River.

The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will give way to vessels using the waterway. The Dredge can be contacted on either VHF channel 16 or 67 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