MILE 219-213.5 MARINE EVENT
On Sept 20, 2014, from 10 am to 3 pm the Poker Paddle canoe/kayak event will be held between Miles 219.0 & 213.5. Exercise caution in the area due to the anticipated increase in recreational vessels present.
MILE 180.0 - BRIDGE MAINTENANCE - UPDATE
Eads Bride; The entire containment system in all spans remains suspended 3 ft below low steel. Work barges are spudded down on the backsides of the main navigation channel piers. 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 Pathfinder will run a buoy patrol from St. Louis to Cairo next week.
Additional Risks / Concerns
Highs in the mid 60s to mid 80s and lows in the low 50s to mid 60s; chance of severe storms to the north on Saturday and thunderstorms on Sunday to the south.
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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