Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

IRCA: Ice Conditions Update IW

 

Sorry for the delay in sending the attached update out, was on the road all day yesterday and had very limited access to internet.

 

Jeremy “Shot” Tardy
Western Rivers Boat Management, Inc.
Office:  270.444.4772
Mobile:  270.933.8056
Email:  tardy@westernriversboat.com

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Only significant change since last night is Dresden Island has lifted their helper boat requirement for north bound cuts on a case-by-case basis.  They have seen traffic increase in their upper pool to help break up the ice in the channel and get it flowing again.

 

Thank you,

 

Douglas Morgan
Chief of Locks and Dams (Acting)
US Army Corps of Engineers
Illinois Waterway Project Office
O: 309-676-4601
C: 309-781-8591
Douglas.S.Morgan@usace.army.mil