Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

ILR SMIB for Ice Debris


The SMIB being broadcasted for melting ice and debris upon the ILWW is attached.  Please disseminate widely.


Best regards,


Jeremy “Shot” Tardy
Western Rivers Boat Management, Inc.
Office:  270.444.4772
Mobile:  270.933.8056



Here is the SMIB we are broadcasting for the ice debris on the ILR. I wanted to broadcast an SMIB rather than BNM since the ice is moving down the river. Sometime tomorrow please let me know the updated location for the ice.


MST1 Robert Pereira
U.S. Coast Guard
Sector Upper Mississippi River
1222 Spruce St., Suite 7.103
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 269-2548