NOTICE TO MARINERS
SECTION VII – GENERAL
This section contains information of general concern to the Mariners. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.
MILE 243.3 - ICE CONDITIONS/L/D RESTRICTIONS
Icing conditions have been reported at the MARSEILLES L/D, in the vicinity of Mile 243.3. A 1-foot 6-inch thick, ice shelf has been reported on the left descending lock wall. Ice couplings are required and a 105-foot width restriction has been placed for transiting vessels. All floating mooring bits have been tied up. A helper boat is required to pull cuts in both directions. Mariners may contact U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan at (414) 747-7182 or the Marseilles L/D via VHF-FM Channel 16, for additional information.