Notice to Navigators: Upper Mississippi River

STL to Cairo ATON


As Info…

The Pathfinder and Gasconade ran the buoys from Cairo to St louis this week.


The depths on the buoy lines should be at least as follows:

  • St Louis stage +13 feet    (11.6 this morning with -1.4 on the gage)
  • Chester +10 feet    ((12.9 this morning with 2.9 on the gage)
  • Cape +2 feet    (12 feet this morning with 10 on the gage)
  • Cairo -13 feet (18.3 feet this morning with 31.3 on Cairo gage)


Captains, If you see less that what is shown please let me know asap so a survey can be scheduled.


Bernie Heroff
Port Captain Navigation/Training
ARTCo – Ag Services and Oilseeds
American River Transportation Co., LLC
P.O. Box 2889
Saint Louis, MO 63111
t 314 481 8828 / m 314 803 4644