Notice to Navigators: Broadcast for Reopening LMR at I40

Broadcast for Reopening LMR at I40

 

Industry partners,

As of 0900 this morning we have been given the clearance to open the waterway.  Here is the current broadcast for traffic management:

 

"1. THE U.S. COAST GUARD CAPTAIN OF THE PORT LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS ISSUING A SAFETY ADVISORY FOR THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM MM 736 TO MM 737.

  1. THE MEMPHIS INFORMATION CENTER (MIC) HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED BY THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMITTEE (LOMRC) TO PROVIDE MARINERS WITH THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION RELATED TO RIVER CONDITIONS AFFECTING TRANSIT UNDER THE I-40 BRIDGE.
  2. THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES ARE IN PLACE TO AID IN THE SAFE TRANSIT OF THE I-40 BRIDGE:
  3. VESSEL QUEUES WILL BE MAINTAINED DAILY BY THE MIC.
  4. ALL VESSELS ARE REMINDED TO CHECK IN TO THE MIC VIA TELEPHONE AT 901-208-0311.
  5. MARINERS ARE ASKED TO CONTACT SECTOR LMR VIA VHF-FM CH-16 OR VIA TELEPHONE AT 866-777-2784 TO REPORT SHOALING, HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS, OR MISSING ATON."

 

Please let me know if you have any questions.

 

Very Respectfully,

 

Adam J. Paz
LT, USCG
Adam.J.Paz@uscg.mil