MILE 180.0 -BRIDGE MAINTENANCE - UPDATE
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 openining. 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 MV PATHFINDER will be docked until further notice.
Additional Risks / Concerns
Highs in the mid 60s to low 50s and lows in the upper 20s to high 50s; with Rain and snow showers Thursday. Remaining 5 day forecast mostly sunny to cloudy.
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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