USCG: HSC Widening Update – Project 11
New Project 11 Channel dimensions are in effect for a section of the Houston Ship Channel from Lighted Buoys 25/26 to Lights 51/52. The Main channel is now 700 feet wide in this area with 235 feet wide barge lanes on either side.
The USCG Aids to Navigation Team has set all aids to navigation from Lighted Buoy 25 to Light 52 according to the new channel dimensions.
MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH VIGILANCE AS THEY ACCUSTOM THEMSELVES TO THE NEW DIMENSIONS AND NOTE WHERE THE OLD CHANNEL DIMENSIONS MEET THE NEW CHANNEL DIMENSIONS.