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.
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.
Additional Risks / Concerns
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.
For additional info about New River Training Structures, see the link below:
For the most recent channel patrol and predredge surveys, see the link below:
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/
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