MILE 46.0 - 38.0 ROCK REMOVAL POSTPONED
The start of rock removal dredging has been postponed due to a rising river forecast that exceeds 15-ft on the Cape Girardeau gage. A 10 day notice will be provided once a revised start date has been determined.
ILLINOIS RIVER MILE 58.5- SUB CROSSING REPLACEMENT
Continuing until Dec 14, 2015, Amherst Madison Inc. will replace a sub crossing at RM 58.5. Work will be conducted Mon-Fri, 7am to 5pm. During non-working hours the contractors floading plant will be moored at the work-site and flighted accordingly. Mariners are urged to transit the area at their slowest safe speed to min wake and proceed with caution.
MILE 180.2 - BRIDGE MAINTENANCE - UPDATE
Martin L. King Memorial Bridge; Vertical clearance is reduced to 93 feet above zero on the St. Louis Gage due to containment system. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting the bridge.
MILE 180.0 - BRIDGE MAINTENANCE - UPDATE
Eads Bride; 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. At times, work barges may be spudded down in the Missouri and Illinois spans. A work barge is spudded down in the center span adjacent to the right descending pier daily from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Mon. through Sat. and will not encroach inside the 300 foot navigation opening. Mariners are urged to transit the bridge with caution.
KASKASKIA RIVER MILE 3 - BRIDGE MAINTENANCE
Route 182 Bridge pier and deck repair work continues from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. Mariners may contact the onsite work boat M/V MISS LUCY via VHF-FM Channel 13 for further information.
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.
For ATON or Buoy issues please contact SUMRWaterways@uscg.mil or 319-520-8556
The Pathfinder will be dockside until mid December.
Additional Risks / Concerns
Highs in the mid 60's; lows in the upper 20's and rain possible.
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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