Mississippi River & Southwest Pass

Notice Number: 205924/MVN 24-11
Date: 01/23/2024 06:00 thru 02/06/2024 05:45

Beginning on 23 January 2024 and continuing through approximately 5 February 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 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.


Sisung, Wesley M