Marker
Mississippi
River Mile
Illinois River  
LD 22
TW =7.68 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast = 6.1 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast =5.6 ft.
LD 24
TW =18.44 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast = 16.3 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast = 15.8 ft
LD 25
TW =17.73 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast = 15.9 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast = 15.4 ft
Mel Price

TW = 8.17 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast =7.6 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast = 6.0 ft

St. Louis
Gage = 9.36 ft
1 Week Forecast = 8.6 ft
2 Week Forecast =8.8 ft
Chester
Gage = 12.51 ft
1 Week Forecast = 11.7 ft
2 Week Forecast = 8.8 ft
Cape Girardeau
Gage = 21.01 ft
1 Week Forecast = 17.0 ft
2 Week Forecast = 13.7 ft
Cairo
Gage = 47.43 ft
1 Week Forecast = 31.8 ft
2 Week Forecast = 21.5 ft

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


301.0
273.5
241.5
Illinois River
201
Upper R.
Lower R.
180
110
52
Ohio River
MILE 296.0/289.0 - AIDS TO NAVIGATION
Two can buoys have been reported adrift mid-channel in the vicinity. Mariners are urged to transit the area with caution.
MILE 185.5 - L/D 27 CLOSURES - UPDATE
Continuing until 5:00 p.m., May 11, 2015, L/D27 (auxilairy chamber), in the vicinity of Mile 185.5, will be closed to navigation. Navigation interest should be alert for and abide by any special instructions that may be issued by the lockmaster.
MILE 180.0 - BRIDGE MAINTENANCE
Eads Bridge; A containment system hanging below the bridge in all three spans remains suspended 3 feet below low steel. Work barges may be spudded down in the MO and IL spans. At times, a work barge may be in the center span located next to the piers with no encroachment inside the 300-foot navigational opening. Barges will be properly lit at night.

Dredge Status

Dredge Potter
- Potter will be dry docked for maintenance until further notice.

Channel Marker Status

Be aware that there may be other buoys off station/missing than the ones mentioned in this report. Mariners should use caution.

The M/V PATHFINDER is dockside this week and next week. 

Current Weather

Highs in the lower 70's to mid 40's; and lows in the lower 30's to lower 50's. Rain Shower's Thursday and Sunday.

Web Information

For additional info about New River Training Structures, see the link below:
http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/
Missions/Navigation/Construction.aspx


For the most recent channel patrol and predredge surveys, see the link below:
http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/
Missions/Navigation/Surveys/Dredge.aspx


The new electronic Navigation charts for the Upper Mississippi River are now available online for download or to order at the below link: http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/NIC2/
mrcharts.cfm

Key

Anticipated Dredging Locations
Groundings
Dredge Potter
Dredge Goetz
Dredge America
Red Very Likely to be Problematic Within 4 Weeks
Yellow Could be Problematic Within 4 Weeks
Green Problem Resolved

Probable "Hot" Spots Within 4 Weeks / Upcoming Dredging Locations

River Mile Estimated Problematic Date Dredge ETA Dredge Complete Dredge
  28+ Days