OHIO RIVER LOUISVILLE DISTRICT CHANNEL MAINTENANCE DREDGING SMITHLAND LOCKS & DAM LOWER APPROACH OHIO RIVER MILE 919

EFFECTIVE: 07/06/2024 04:00 thru 07/15/2024 03:45

NOTICE NUMBER: 207395
LOCAL NUMBER: 2024-022

 

Notice is given that “Luhrs Bros., Inc” will commence channel maintenance dredging in the Ohio River at Mile 919. Dredging operations will be conducted approximately 06 - 14 July 2024, 24 hours per day, seven days per week. During this period, the Dredge Bill Holman will be in the navigation channel and the disposal pipeline may be crossing the navigation channel, requiring the disposal pipeline to be opened for passing traffic.

On approximately 12 July 2024 the Smithland lock chambers will be closed to all traffic for up to12 hours to allow dredging at the middle lock wall bullnose. Contact the Dredge Bill Holman for passing instructions on marine channel 13. Once contact has been made with the Dredge Bill Holman, proceed at the slowest safe speed.

The contractor’s floating plant will consist of the Dredge Bill Holman, M/V’s LENARD and BUDDY, and the ROBERT T, one shop barge, one spill barge, and floating pipeline section. The Dredge Bill Holman, M/V’s LENARD and BUDDY will be monitoring marine channel 13.

 

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Kenney, Shawn M, Chief, Technical Support Branch