Navigation Notice: Atchafalaya River

ATCHAFALAYA RIVER BAR CHANNEL
MILE 152 TO MILE 167 (UPDATE)

 

Notice Number: MVN 21-118
Date: October 12, 2021

 

Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 21-101, dated August 2021,stating that the U.S. Government Contract Hopper Dredge NEWPORT will be working between mile 152 and mile 167 of the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel until approximately 10 October 2021.

 

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE DREDGING OPERATIONS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL APPROXIMATELY 7 NOVEMBER 2021.

 

The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will be monitoring VHF marine radio channels 13, 16, and 72.

 

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 Tim Connell at (504) 862-2630 or Anh Nguyen at (504) 862-2153.

 

//signed//

 

MICHELLE C. DAIGLE
Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division