Notice to Navigators: Missouri River

16 FEB 2022 Boat Report and Missouri River Surveys

 

Please see attachments for the below areas of concern from recent hydro surveys conducted on the river.  As a reminder, mariners are urged to exercise caution and to transit areas of shoaling at their slowest safe speed and proceed with caution.

 

MRRCC plans to maintain releases of 14,000 cfs until February 16, when releases will return to 12,000 cfs.  As always, we will continue to monitor basin conditions and make changes as necessary.

 

 

***** LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS*****

 

Descriptions below are from the original area of concerns that have been submitted. Surveys attached may be of all or part of the River Miles (RM) that the area of concern encompass.

 

MILE 185.0 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

Bridge construction is beginning at RM 185 at the I-70 Rocheport Bridge. Mariners are urged to exercise caution and to transit the area at their slowest safe speed and proceed with caution.

 

MILE 367.0 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

Bridge construction continues at RM 367 at the Buck O’Neil Bridge. Mariners are urged to exercise caution and to transit the area at their slowest safe speed and proceed with caution.

 

MILE 397.6 - SUBMERGED OBSTRUCTION

A submerged obstruction (old pylons from previous bridge) has been reported in the vicinity of Mile 397.6, underneath the Leavenworth Highway Bridge, alternate navigation span. Mariners are advised to transit the main navigation span with caution.

 

For reference the GPS coordinates for a box around the obstruction are as follows:

  • 1, 39 19 47.5 N, 094 54 31.8 W
  • 2, 39 19 46.4 N, 094 54 31.4 W
  • 3, 39 19 46.1 N, 094 54 33.4 W
  • 4, 39 19 47.2 N, 094 54 33.6 W

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District
Missouri River Area Office
790 E 224 HWY
Napoleon, MO 64074
Office: (816) 240-8131
Fax: (816) 389-2199