Willow Island Locks and Dam, Auxiliary Chamber Closure

Notice Number: 24-07/206066 Date: 03/11/2024 10:00 thru 04/16/2024 03:59 Notice is given that on or about 11 March 2024, SAF INC., contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, will commence upgrades to the auxiliary chamber at Willow Island Locks and Dam, Ohio River, mile 161.7. The auxiliary chamber will be temporarily closed…
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Dredging – Paducah Transient Boat Dock ORM 935

Notice Number: 2024-003 Date: January 18 thru March 1, 2024 Notice is given that “Dredge America, Inc” will commence maintenance dredging, via hydraulic dredging, to remove accumulated sediment within an 8.25-acre area (900 ft x 400 ft) around the transient boat dock along the Paducah Riverfront. The dredged material will be removed down to 2…
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CURRENT NINTH DISTRICT BRIDGE MAINTENANCE/ACTIVITIES 08 FEB 24

Good morning, Please find this week’s bridge maintenance and activities summary, the winter hours list, and the delay report attached to this bulletin. Please contact us with any questions or concerns: Blair Stanifer              (216) 902-6086 or William.B.Stanifer@uscg.mil Lee Soule                    (216) 902-6085 or Lee.D.Soule@uscg.mil Michael Walker          (216) 902-6087 or Michael.O.Walker2@uscg.mil FAX:                           (216) 902-6088 Subscribe to the Local Notice to Mariners…
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New Cumberland Update

The Corps Will lock with their Vessel during daylight hours only. The fleet will be arriving today to start removing the other arm from the AUX chamber to put into the large chamber to replace the broken one. This may require intermittent shutdowns during locking to make lifts while repairing/dis-assembling. They are going to keep…
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High-Water plan reviews

Good afternoon, With the rising river levels on the Cairo gauge. MSU Paducah would like to advise our port partners to please review their high-water safety plans and prepare to implement wire double up/triple up practices as necessary at their fleeting areas and tows. Please share this email to those who would benefit from reviewing…
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CURRENT NINTH DISTRICT BRIDGE MAINTENANCE/ACTIVITIES 02 FEB 24

Good morning, Please find this week’s bridge maintenance and activities summary, the winter hours list, and the delay report attached to this bulletin. Please contact us with any questions or concerns: Blair Stanifer              (216) 902-6086 or William.B.Stanifer@uscg.mil Lee Soule                    (216) 902-6085 or Lee.D.Soule@uscg.mil Michael Walker          (216) 902-6087 or Michael.O.Walker2@uscg.mil FAX:                           (216) 902-6088 Subscribe to the Local Notice to Mariners…
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OHRFC Decision Support – Winter/Spring Flood Potential Outlook

WINTER/SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OHIO RIVER FORECAST CENTER WILMINGTON OH 957 AM EDT Wednesday January 31 2024 …Flood Potential for the next two weeks is normal with lingering flood waters remaining in the western basin for week 1. Week 2 looks to bring back an active weather pattern allowing for potential new…
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Ohio River: High Water Update

All, As I hope you are aware this is turning into a serious and prolonged high water event. Please continue to monitor and keep all crews and equipment safe.  Grays Landing (Mon): 17.24′ slowly falling Charleroi (Mon): 23.81′ slowly falling Bill Young Lock (AR): 15.52′ Rising slow. Predicted to Crest @ 16′ Mid-Afternoon today. Pittsburgh: 22.53′ Rising…
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CURRENT NINTH DISTRICT BRIDGE MAINTENANCE/ACTIVITIES 26 JAN 24

Good morning, Please find this week’s bridge maintenance and activities summary, the winter hours list, and the delay report attached to this bulletin. Please contact us with any questions or concerns: Blair Stanifer              (216) 902-6086 or William.B.Stanifer@uscg.mil Lee Soule                    (216) 902-6085 or Lee.D.Soule@uscg.mil Michael Walker          (216) 902-6087 or Michael.O.Walker2@uscg.mil FAX:                           (216) 902-6088 Subscribe to the Local Notice to Mariners…
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Olmsted Locks and Dam ORM 964.6

Olmsted Locks and Dam ORM 964.6. Due to the river conditions at Olmsted Locks and Dam, project personnel will start lowering the wicket dam at 1500 CT 25 January 2024. Navigation traffic will continue to pass through the lock chambers and transition over the navigation pass upon the completion of lowering and allowing the river…
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