SPECIAL - SUNKEN VESSEL
Houston Ship Channel - Tributary Channels,
Cedar Bayou, Texas

 

NOTICE NUMBER: 13387
EFFECTIVE: 02/23/2021 00:00 thru Until Further Notice CST

 

SITUATION: NAVIGATIONAL RESTRICTIONS

 

The contractor, Harrison, Walker & Harper, reported that at approximately 0945 hrs on 23 February 2021 a marsh excavator traveling in Cedar Bayou Channel sank in the channel at 29d-42.612N; 094d-56.060’W. Only the tracks of the excavator are visible above the water. Recovery operations are being planned. Mariners are urged to use caution in the area.

 

//signed//

 

Chris Frabotta
Chief, Operations Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Galveston District
409-766-3071
Chris.C.Frabotta@usace.army.mil