Red River: Dredge & Buoy Update

Red River: Dredge & Buoy Update

Dredge Allison Crosby is in Houma NTP was issued on 3 June 2022First Assignment is Lock 1, expected start ~24 June 2022.

Gage at Lock 1 26.48.

The dredge will be clearing the lock approaches and pools to be sure there is navigation during the 2 week opening of Lock 1. Tows are to report ANY areas of shoaling - this will be the last opportunity until Lock 1 dewatering is completed. 

US Coast Guard Buoy Tender:
They are heading out Monday, 6 June, for the week to the gauntlet and the lower part of the Black River. They plan on heading to look at the buoy situation up north on June 21st. Let them know of any areas of concern.

Contact BMC Robert Guidry with any aids to navigation issues.
C: 318-542-1435

Richard Brontoli, Executive Director
Red River Valley Association
P.O. Box 709
Shreveport, LA 71162
Cell: 318-393-6207
Fax: 318-425-0516