******UPDATED DATE and TIME – River Closure******
Mariners are advised on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 0700 to 1300, the Lower Mississippi River at MM 16.2, Below Head of Passes will be closed to all vessel traffic in support of salvage operations. Dredge vessel Robert M. White will be on station and can be contacted on VHF-Channel 13 or at (904) 718-7451 in support of local traffic. Questions regarding salvage operations should contact Charles Markham at (904) 524-7646.
ORIGINAL POST 21MAY2022:
Mariners are advised beginning on May 23, 2022 from 1200 – 1800, LMR at MM 16.2, BHP will be closed in support of salvage operations. Additionally, from 0600 – 1200, mariners should check in with the on scene dredge vessel ROBERT M. WHITE and are urged to transit the area at their slowest safe speed. The ROBERT M. WHITE can be reached on VHF-Channel 13 or at (904) 718-7451. The point of contact for the salvage operation is Charles Markham at (904) 524-7646.