Raliegh Bar Dredging Mile 853-855

Notice Number: 2023-022
Date: See conditions below

Notice is given that “Luhrs Bros., Inc” will commence maintenance dredging as shown below.

23-27 June 2023: Lower Raliegh Bar, Ohio River Mile 855 27-29 June 2023: Upper Raliegh Bar, Ohio River Mile 853 Dredging operations will be conducted on a 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 will be crossing the navigation channel, requiring the disposal pipeline to be opened or moved for passing traffic. Contact the Dredge Bill Holman for passing instruction 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 sections. The Dredge Bill Holman, and M/V’s LENARD and BUDDY will be monitoring marine channel 13.


Shawn Kenney
Chief, Technical Support Branch