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Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 73120

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts on the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has mostly been restored to authorized channel dimensions. The dustpan dredges: JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredge…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 72920

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts on the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has been restored to authorized channel dimensions. The dustpan dredges: JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredge BAYPORT…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 72420

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts on the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has been restored to authorized channel dimensions. The dustpan dredges: JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredge BAYPORT…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 72220

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued today (Wednesday, July 22, 2020) is HERE.   The updated or revised status reports are highlighted in bold and lists conditions on the Bayou…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 72220

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts on the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has been restored to authorized channel dimensions. The dustpan dredges: JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredges BAYPORT…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71820

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts to the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has been restored to authorized channel dimensions. The dustpan dredges: JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredges BAYPORT…

UPDATE: IHNC LOCK DEWATERING

The Big River Coalition confirmed the following with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Project Manager for the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lock (IHNC Lock).   The dewatering of the IHNC Lock is critically needed to complete emergency repairs…

UPDATE: Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Record Fiscal Year 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) beneficially used a record breaking 24.2 million cubic yards (mcy) of dredged material during channel maintenance activities along the Mississippi River below Venice in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. …

USACE 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions 71420

The Big River Coalition’s Corps 2020 Revetment Schedule and Transit Restrictions Update 71420 is here for your reference. The latest schedule issued by the Corps of Engineer’s Mississippi Valley Division is here for your reference (June 19, 2020). The first…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71320

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts to the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has been restored to authorized channel dimensions.  The dustpan dredges: HURLEY, JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredges…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 71020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts to the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has been restored to authorized channel dimensions.  The dustpan dredges: HURLEY, JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredges…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7920

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is focusing channel maintenance efforts to the Crossings Above New Orleans as Southwest Pass has been restored to authorized channel dimensions.  The dustpan dredges: HURLEY, JADWIN and WALLACE McGEORGE and the hopper dredges…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7720

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to restore authorized channel dimensions on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass with the industry hopper dredge  BAYPORT. The dustpan dredges, HURLEY, JADWIN and WALLACE…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7520

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to restore authorized channel dimensions on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass with an industry hopper dredge and a government hopper dredge.  The industry hopper…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 7120

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to restore authorized channel dimensions on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass with two industry hopper dredges and one government hopper dredge.  The industry hopper…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62920

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass with two industry hopper dredges and one government hopper dredge. The industry hopper…

MVN 60-Day Lock Status Forecast 62820

The Corps’ Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) District’s Lock and Waterway Status 60-Day Forecast as issued yesterday (Sunday, June 28, 2020) is HERE. The updated or revised status reports are highlighted in bold and lists conditions on the Algiers, Inner…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62620

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass with two industry hopper dredges and one government hopper dredge. The industry hopper…

Lower Mississippi River (LMR) Dredging Update 62520

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to restore the deficient reaches of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass with three industry hopper dredges and one government hopper dredge. The three industry…

ANTICIPATED CLOSURE OF WHITE CASTLE ANCHORAGE

The industry dustpan dredge WALLACE McGEORGE is expected to commence dredging operations at Alhambra Crossing (Mile 190.5Above Head of Passes [AHP]) on Friday, June 26, 2020.  The White Castle Anchorage (Mile 191.1 AHP to Mile 190.4 AHP) will be off…