Navigation Notice: Lower Mississippi River

MISSISSIPPI RIVER
SUBAQUEOUS STONE PLACEMENT
MILE 35.0 AHP RDB

 

NOTICE NUMBER: MVN 22-08
DATE: January 25, 2022

 

Commencing on or about 31 January 2022 and continuing through approximately 28 February 2022, a U.S. Government Contractor will be placing subaqueous stone along the Right Descending Bank (RDB) of the Mississippi River at approximate mile 35.0 Above Head of Passes (AHP).

 

The Contractor will work 7 days a week, 10 hours a day, during daylight hours, 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.

 

During nighttime hours, the Contractor will be staged along the Left Descending Bank (LDB) out of the Mississippi River Channel.

 

The M/V OSCAR WALTERS can be contacted on VHF channels 13 and 16, or at phone number (318) 452-0116.

 

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.

 

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RICHARD C. ENTWISLE
Acting Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division