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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 32320

LMR Dredging Update 032320 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has two industry cutterhead dredges and two industry hopper dredges working to recover the Mississippi River Ship Channel in the area of Southwest Pass. The government hopper dredge WHEELER…

FY20 MRC High Water Inspection Trip Written Testimony

As you may be aware the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Commission (MRC) canceled the upcoming High Water Trip in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The MRC has established guidance for members to submit written testimony to the…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 32020

Lock Status Forecast 03/20/20 The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued today (Friday, March 20, 2020) is attached. The updates to the status report are highlighted in bold listing conditions on…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 31820

LMR Dredging Update March 18, 2020 See the above link for the Lower Mississippi River dredging update for March 18, 2020

LMR Dredging Update

LMR Dredging Update 316 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has two cutterhead dredges and two hopper dredges under contract for channel maintenance on the Mississippi River Ship Channel in the area of Southwest Pass. Manson Construction confirmed that…

Lower Mississippi River Dredging Update 31220

LMR Dredging Update 31220 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has two cutterhead dredges and two hopper dredges under contract for channel maintenance on the Mississippi River Ship Channel in the area of Southwest Pass. The MVN and Manson…

LAMA’s USACE River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 3420

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LMR Dredging Update

Click here for the March 2, 2020 dredging update In summary, there is currently 1 Hopper Dredge (NEWPORT) working in SWP (MM 0.5 AHP to MM 0.5 BHP) with 2 more (GLEEN EDWARDS & WHEELER) expected to arrive in late…

Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 121819

The Big River Coalition’s Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 121819 is attached for your reference. The updated schedule of work as released by the Corps on December 17, 2019 (yesterday) is attached. The work sites and latest schedule is…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 121619

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 121619 Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 121619.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has now completed dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel in response to the Great Flood…

UPDATE: Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 121519

The revetment operations at the Aben/Bringier Point (Mile 172.5 AHP) location have ended until further notice.  The Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) operations could not safely continue at this location with the elevated and soon to be cresting river stages.  The…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 121119

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 121119 Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 121119.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to record shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood…

Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 12619

The revetment operations at the Aben/Bringier Point (Mile 172.5 AHP) location will cease as scheduled by 1200 hours (noon) today (Friday, December 6, 2019). There will be no revetment operations or related transit restrictions over the weekend. The operations at…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 12419

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 12419 MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 12419.pdf The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued today (Wednesday, December 4, 2019) is attached. The status report includes present…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 12419

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 12419 LMR Dredging Update 12419.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to record shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 12119

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 12119 LMR Dredging Update 12119.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to record shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 12119

The revetment operations at Myrtle Grove (Mile 58.9 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) were completed earlier today (Sunday, December 1, 2019).  The Mat Sinking Unit is transiting upriver and now expected to begin work at the Aben/Bringier Point (Mile 172.5…

Corps 2019 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 112619

The revetment operations at Port Sulphur (Mile 36.3 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) have now been completed (Tuesday, November 26th) and the Mat Sinking Unit is preparing to move upriver to the Myrtle Grove (Mile 58.9 AHP) location and expected…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 112519

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 112519 LMR Dredging Update 112519.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to record shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 111919

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 111919 LMR Dredging Update 111919.pdf The Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues dredging operations in response to record shoaling deposited by historic long-term high river stages (record flood event created by…