Navigation Notice: Lower Mississippi
Hopper Dredge WHEELER working in Mississippi River and Southwest Pass
LOCAL NUMBER: MVN 22-23
DATE: March 15 through approximately April 4, 2022
Beginning on or about 15 March 2022 and continuing through approximately 4 April 2022, the U.S. Government Hopper Dredge WHEELER will be working in Southwest Pass from Head of Passes (mile 0) to approximately mile 22 Below Head of Passes (BHP), and in the Mississippi River from Head of Passes to approximately mile 13 Above Head of Passes (AHP).
The Dredge will work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can be contacted on either VHF channel 67 or 16 for sailing instructions.
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 Michelle Kornick at (504) 862-1842 or Heather Jennings at (504) 862-1253.
MICHELLE C. DAIGLE
Chief, Technical Support Branch