Navigation Notice: Gulf Intracoastal Waterways

GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, FLORIDA

 

NOTICE NUMBER: 16913 / 21-77
EFFECTIVE: 10/18/2021 06:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE CDT

 

Notice is given to mariners that recent significant rainfall in the area created a shoal on the south side of the channel in the West Bay Land Cut of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Mile 267.7, at Boar Hog Branch in Bay County, Florida.  Presently, the south side of channel is blocked and the north half of the channel has depth restrictions of approximately 8.5 feet.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is assessing the condition and the U.S. Coast Guard will place a buoy at this site to mark the shoal.

 

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.  For further information please contact Mr. Waylon Register at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Panama City Site Office at (850) 784-9780.

 

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Ashley N. Kleinschrodt
Chief, Navigation Section