Notice to Navigators: Upper Mississippi River

NOTICE TO MARINERS
UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASIN

LNM 03-22

 

SECTION VI - PROPOSED CHANGES

Periodically, the Coast Guard evaluates its system of aids to navigation to determine whether the conditions for which the aids to navigation were established have changed. When changes occur, the feasibility of improving, relocating, replacing, or discontinuing aids are considered. This section contains notice(s) of non-approved, proposed projects open for comment. SPECIAL NOTE: Mariners are requested to respond in writing to the District office unless otherwise noted (see banner page for address).

 

UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER – Chain of Rocks Canal

The Coast Guard is proposing the following Aid to Navigation Change: Discontinue Chain of Rocks Upper Entrance Light (LLNR–16350) at mile 193.5, Left Descending Bank, in approximate position 38-47-00.769N/090- 07-27.635W. Comments will be taken until March 15, 2022. Please email comments regarding this proposal to: D08-SMB-District[1]LocalNoticeFeedback@uscg.

 

SECTION VII - GENERAL

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

 

MILE 364.2 - L/D CLOSURE

Commencing 7:00 a.m., January 31, 2022, and continuing until 5:30 p.m., February 11, 2022, L/D 19, in the vicinity of Mile 364.2, will be closed to navigation. During this closure, mariners are requested NOT to tie up along the guidewalls.

 

MILE 364.2 - L/D CLOSURE

Commencing 7:00 a.m., February 14, 2022 and continuing until 5:30 p.m., February 18, 2022, L/D 19, in the vicinity of Mile 364.2, will be closed to navigation. During this closure, mariners are requested NOT to tie up along the guidewalls.

 

MILE 324.9 - MILE 301.2 - CHANNEL CONDITIONS/L/D RESTRICTIONS – UPDATE

The restrictions at L/D 21, in the vicinity of Mile 324.9 and L/D 22, in the vicinity of Mile 301.2, have been cancelled.