Subaqueous Stone Placement Mile 74.8 AHP LDB

Notice Number: 201810/MVN 23-01
Date: 01/17/2023 07:00 thru 01/31/2023 17:00

Commencing on or about 17 January 2023 and continuing through approximately 31 January 2023, a U.S. Government Contractor will be placing subaqueous stone along the Left Descending Bank (LDB) of the Mississippi River at approximate mile 74.8 Above Head of Passes (AHP).

The Contractor will work 7 days a week, 10 hours a day, during daylight hours, and the plant will include an anchor barge with hydraulic backhoe. An office barge and various material barges will be on-site, staged along the river at this location.

During nighttime hours, the Contractor will be staged along the Left Descending Bank (LDB) out of the Mississippi River Channel. The M/V MEGHAN DAWN and M/V KACIE LUHR can be contacted on VHF Marine Channels 16 and 67.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.


Acting Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division