MILE180.0 -BRIDGE MAINTENANCE - UPDATEMILE 95.0 - MILE 93.0 AIDS TO NAVIGATION
Eads Bride; The 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 Missouri and Illnois 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.
A partially sunken barge was previously reported inthe vicinity of Mile 97.1., LDB, outside of the navigation channel. Salvage operations have been completed.
Several buoys have been reported missing between approximate Miles 95.0 and 93.0. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area.
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 MV PATHFINDER will be docked until Further Notice.
Additional Risks / Concerns
Highs in the mid 40's to high 30's and lows in the low 30's to mid 30's.
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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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