Notice to Navigators: Ohio River

NOTICE TO MARINERS
Ohio River

 LNM 50-21 

 

SECTION VII – GENERAL

This section contains information of general concern to the Mariners. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.

 

MILE 316.4 - MILE 319.4 - DREDGE OPERATION

Continuing until approximately December 31, 2021, Superior Marine Ways Inc., is conducting dredging operations between approximate Miles 316.4 and 319.4, LDB. The contractors floating plant will consist of the M/V MASON TATE, a hopper barge and a barge mounted crane. Work will be conducted from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., 7-days a week. The M/V MASON TATE will monitor VHF-FM Channel 13, 16 or 68. During non-working hours, the contractors floating plant will be moored at the worksite and lighted accordingly.

 

MILE 593.0 - MILE 606.8 - VTS ACTIVATION

The Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Louisville, Kentucky has been activated. This system extends from Mile 593.0 to Mile 606.8, and will remain in effect while the McAlpine L/D, Upper Gauge reads 13.0 feet and above. Operating procedures and instructions to mariners are described in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Part 161. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area.