Navigation Notice: Gulf and Intracoastal Waterways

MILE 0.3 TO MILE 1.0


Notice Number: MVN 21-120
Date: October 15, 2021


Mariners are advised that starting on 17 October 2021 and continuing until approximately 11 November 2021, a U.S. Government Contractor will be bucket dredging in Bayou Rigaud from approximately Mile 0.3 to Mile 1.0.


The bucket dredge will work during daylight hours, 7 days a week. Dredged material will be placed adjacent to the channel. The Tugs M/V HELEN and M/V LIL EMI will be monitoring VHF marine channels 70 and 71.


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 Raymond Newman at (504) 862-2050.




Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division