Red River Dredge Update & Lock 1 Lower Falling
Dredge Allison Crosby is dredging at Westdale Lower, Mile 193. They completed Lock 5 on Sunday, 3 July and started Monday at Westdale. They will be clearing the lock at 0700 and 1900 to allow tows to pass. This will allow the crew change to happen at 0600 before we have to clear. Coordination has been made with the Locks.
Lock 1 Lower gage, 2 July, EL 15.3' and falling. Today, 5 July, it is 12.63'.
ACME is at 12.9' and projected to fall to 11.6' on 9 July.
Tows need take precaution and stay 200 ft. off sand bar.
Richard Brontoli, Executive Director
Red River Valley Association
P.O. Box 709
Shreveport, LA 71162