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LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 91823

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

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 91523

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans and in Southwest Pass. Please see the second page for complete details on maximum…

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 91523

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

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 91123

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) released this update (today) to document the low river stage conditions. The LMRFC provided the following text along with the attachment for this update that details low water stage predictions from Cairo (IL) to Baton Rouge (LA).   …

MISSISSIPPI RIVER SHIP CHANNEL DEEPENING UPDATE Mile 180 to Mile 175 AHP

The Big River Coalition requested that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) study the possibility of extending the deepened channel (50 feet) from the present upriver extent at Smoke Bend of Mile 175 Above Head of Passes (AHP) to…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 91123

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans and in Southwest Pass. Please see the second page for complete details on maximum…

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

USACE Mississippi River Maintenance Forum

LAMA’s report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi River Maintenance Forum meeting held this morning, Wednesday, September 6, 2023 is here, and the corresponding agenda is here.

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 9623

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River ForecastCenter (LMRFC) released this update to document the low river stage conditions (today). The LMRFC provided the following text for today’s update that details low water stages from Cairo (IL)…

POSTPONED SCHEDULED SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURES HDDA DREDGING OPERATIONS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently awarded a cutterhead dredge rental contract to Weeks Marine to remove 4 million cubic yards (mcy) in the base of the contract with options to add up to another 4 mcy of…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 9523

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans and in Southwest Pass. Please see the second page for complete details on maximum…

SCHEDULED SHIP CHANNEL CLOSURES HDDA DREDGING OPERATIONS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a cutterhead dredge rental contract to Weeks Marine to remove 4 million cubic yards (mcy) in the base of the contract with options to add up to another 4 mcy of dredged…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 82823

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans and in Southwest Pass. Please see the second page for complete details on maximum…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 82223

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans. Please see the second page for complete details on maximum freshwater draft recommendations (50…

GULF SOUTH PIPELINES REMOVAL OPERATIONS MILE 11.7 Above Head of Passes (AHP)

During the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) effort to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in May 2021 questions arose about several pipelines in the Venice Corridor (Mile 13 AHP to Mile 11 AHP).  The situation first arose…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 81723

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans. The Associated Branch Pilots (Bar Pilots) returned their maximum draft recommendation to 50 feet…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 81523

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans. The Associated Branch Pilots (Bar Pilots) returned their maximum draft recommendation to 50 feet…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 81523

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans. The Associated Branch Pilots (Bar Pilots) returned their maximum draft recommendation to 50 feet…

LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER (LMR) DREDGING UPDATE 81023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues active channel maintenance dredging operations on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) on the Crossings Above New Orleans. The Associated Branch Pilots (Bar Pilots) returned their maximum draft recommendation to 50 feet…

LMRFC update for the OH & MS Rivers 8923

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center (LMRFC) released the update below to document the low river stage conditions (today). The LMRFC provided the following text along with this link for today’s update that details low water stages from Cairo (IL) to Baton Rouge (LA).    “Heavy…