AMENDMENT Navigation Notice: 13425, 13387_NTN-08_HS_CE_2021-03

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

 

NOTICE NUMBER: 13425 / 13387-1
EFFECTIVE: 02/23/2021 00:00 thru 03/02/2021 00:00 CST

 

SITUATION: NAVIGATIONAL RESTRICTIONS

 

The sunken Marsh Excavator reported by 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 has been recovered. Only the tracks of the excavator are visible above the water. Recovery operations are being planned. Recovery operations of obstruction in channel are completed. 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