Navigation Notice: Gulf and Intracoastal Waterways

JETTY STONE PLACEMENT (UPDATE)
Calcasieu River
Mile 1.5 to the Gulf of Mexico

 

NOTICE NUMBER: MVN 22-36
EFFECTIVE DATE: 02/15/2022 07:00 thru 04/30/2022 19:00 CDT

 

Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 22-13, dated 15 February 2022, stating that a U.S. Government Contractor will be placing jetty stone along both the East and West Jetties of the Calcasieu River from approximate mile 1.5 to the Gulf of Mexico through approximately 31 March 2022.

 

MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE JETTY STONE PLACEMENT WORK HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH APPROXIMATELY 30 APRIL 2022.  

 

The Contractor will work 7 days a week, 12 hours a day, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., and the plant will include an anchor barge with hydraulic backhoe.  An office barge and various material barges will be on-site, staged along the river at this location.

 

The M/V BLUE DIAMOND can be contacted on VHF channels 9, 16 and 68.

 

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 John Page at (337) 291-3015.

 

//signed//

 

Michelle C. Daigle
Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division