Notice to Navigators: I-40 Bridge BNM Update

USCG: BNM 0185-21 LM

 

May 15, 2021

 

Industry partners,

 

Earlier this evening we were able to clear the backlog of vessels and stood down the Memphis Information Center (MIC). Please see the below for the current broadcast.  If you have any questions, please let me know.

 

Very Respectfully,

 

LT Paz
Adam.J.Paz@uscg.mil

 

SUBJ: WR SAFETY BROADCAST NOTICE TO MARINERS NR 0185-21 LM

SAFETY AND ALL SCHEDULED BROADCASTS UNTIL CANCELLED

BNM NR 0185-21 LM

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER

 

  1. MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE I-40 MEMPHIS BRIDGE, MM 736.6 LMR, IS DAMAGED AND A TN DOT REPAIR TIMELINE IS STILL YET TO BE DETERMINED.

 

  1. MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO TRANSIT THE I-40 MEMPHIS BRIDGE, BETWEEN MM 736.0 AND MM 737.0 LMR, WITH NO MEETING, PASSING, OR OVERTAKING.

 

  1. MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE MIC HAS BEEN STOOD DOWN.

 

  1. MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT SECTOR LMR VIA VHF-FM CH-16 OR VIA TELEPHONE AT 866-777-2784 TO REPORT SHOALING, HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS, OR MISSING ATON.

 

  1. CANCEL UPON CORRECTION.