NOTICE TO MARINERS
SECTION I - SPECIAL NOTICES
This section contains information of special concern to the Mariner.
ST.MARYS RIVER - LAKE NICOLET TO SAULT STE MARIE - CHART 14884
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has commissioned Little Rapids Cut Lighted Ice Buoy 98B (LLNR 14105). The buoy marks the upstream end of the ice boom in place on the eastern side of the St. Marys River. The available channel width for navigation is restricted to 385ft. Due to the channel restrictions, VTS St Marys River directs no meeting or overtaking in lLittle Rapids Cut from Light 98 (LLNR 14100) to Mission PT Obstruction LT C (LLNR 14145).
SECTION VI - PROPOSED CHANGES
Periodically, the Coast Guard evaluates its system of aids to navigation to determine whether the conditions for which the aids to navigation were established have changed. When changes occur, the feasibility of improving, relocating, replacing, or discontinuing aids are considered. This section contains notice(s) of non-approved, proposed projects open for comment. SPECIAL NOTE: Mariners are requested to respond in writing to the District office unless otherwise noted (see banner page for address).
LAKE ERIE – BUFFALO HARBOR/BLACK ROCK CANAL – CHART 14833
Black Rock Canal Light “4” (LLNR 2800) Permanently discontinue the aid. Black Rock Canal Buoy “6” (LLNR 2810) change from an unlighted buoy to a lighted buoy. The characteristic of the buoy will be Q R with a nominal range of 4 statute miles.