Due to shoaling in the vicinity of Mile 203.0, there has been a significant change in the navigation channel. Five bouys have been relocated resulting in a channel shift towards the Missouri side of the river. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area.
A USACE contractor will be working on dikes & revetments between RM's 195-0 until further notice. Mariners are asked to transit any construction areas at their slowest safe speed.
Eads Bridge: A containment system in the Missouri and Illinois spans remains suspended 3 feet below low steel. The containment system in the center span has been raised to 10 inches below low steel.
Until further notice, the USACE is rebuilding the bank line at 35.0 RDB. Multiple
barges and equipment will be along the river
bank during operations. for additional
information contact M/V MS. JENNIE at
901-494-8427, and proceed with caution.
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.
Additional Risks / Concerns
Highs in the lower 70's; Lows in the upper 30's. Rain forecasted for Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat., and Sun.
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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