Notice 2024-018, Dredging – Downstream of Olmsted – ORM 971 to 975

Notice Number: 207322/2024-018
Date: 06/26/2024 18:10 thru 07/13/2024 04:00

Notice is given that “Luhrs Bros., Inc” will commence channel maintenance dredging downstream of Olmsted Locks and Dam, at Ohio River Mile 971-975. Approximate dates for this dredging will be 26 June – 13 July 2024.

Dredging operations will be conducted 24 hours per day, seven days per week. During this period, the Dredge Bill Holman will be in the navigation channel and the disposal pipeline may be crossing the navigation channel, requiring the disposal pipeline to be opened for passing traffic. Contact the Dredge Bill Holman for passing instructions on marine channel 13. Once contact has been made with the Dredge Bill Holman, proceed at the slowest safe speed.

The contractor’s floating plant will consist of the Dredge Bill Holman, M/V’s LENARD and BUDDY, and the ROBERT T, one shop barge, one spill barge, and floating pipeline sections. The Dredge Bill Holman, M/V’s LENARD and BUDDY will be monitoring marine channel 13.


Kenney, Shawn M, Chief, Technical Support Branch