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USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 11224

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 11224 is here for your reference. Please review the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) VTS Lower Mississippi River: 5 Day Outlook Monday, February 12,…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 2724

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held the morning of Wednesday, February 7, 2024, is here and the corresponding agenda is here.

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 2524

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed Fiscal Year 2023 channel maintenance dredging contracts on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass from Fiscal Year. The cutterhead dredge CAPTAIN FRANK (Weeks Marine) completed the Hopper Dredge…

USACE 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 12924

The Big River Coalition’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023/2024 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 12524 is HERE for your reference and the updated schedule of work provided by the USACE is HERE.  Please review this Marine Safety…

SALTWATER SILL + EXTREME LOW WATER CONDITIONS REPORT 12624

USACE EMERGENCY RESPONSE SALTWATER SILL CONSTRUCTION (UPDATE): The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed construction of the saltwater sill to the augmented height of (-30 feet) from September 24 to October 15 (2023) with a 620-foot wide deep-draft channel (-55…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 12324

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass. There are two cutterhead dredge operations ongoing below Pilottown and the USACE hopper dredge WHEELER will soon…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 11724

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass. There are two cutterhead dredges working in the area of Southwest Pass as detailed below.     CUTTERHEAD…

USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held the morning of Wednesday, January 10, 2024 is here, and the corresponding agenda is here.

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 11224

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass. There are two cutterhead dredges working in the area of Southwest Pass as detailed below, Fiscal Year…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 1424

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass and previously completed dredging operations on the Crossings Above New Orleans for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 23).…

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 122723

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) released this update to document the low river stage conditions. The LMRFC provided the following text to supplement this update that details low water stage predictions from…

USACE 2023 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 122123

The Big River Coalition (BRC) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 2023 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 122123 is here   The 2023/2024 revetment operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel are scheduled to begin at Manchac (Mile 214.2…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 111423

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass and on the Crossings Above New Orleans. In response to low water emergency conditions early this summer…

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 111323

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) released this update to document the low river stage conditions. The LMRFC provided the following text along that details low water stage predictions from Cairo (IL) to Baton Rouge (LA).    “No big changes from…

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 11923

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) released this update to document the low river stage conditions. The LMRFC provided the following text along with the attachment to supplement this updatethat details low water…

LAMA’s USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum Meeting Notes 11123

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held this morning, Wednesday, November 1, 2023, is here and the corresponding agenda is here.

SCHEDULED CLOSURE OF WHITE CASTLE ANCHORAGE

The industry dustpan dredge WALLACE McGEORGE is expected to dredge at Alhambra Crossing (Mile 190.5 Above Head of Passes [AHP]) beginning tomorrow morning, Friday, November 3, 2023.  The White Castle Anchorage (Mile 191.1 AHP to Mile 190.4 AHP) will be unavailable…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 101623

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass and will resume dredging on the Crossings Above New Orleans later this week. In response to low…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 101623

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in Southwest Pass and will resume dredging on the Crossings Above New Orleans later this week. In response to low…

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 101623

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) released this update (yesterday) to document the low river stage conditions. The LMRFC provided the following text along with the attachment to supplement this updatethat details low…