Marker
Mississippi
River Mile
Illinois River  
LD 22
TW = 13.4 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast = 10.9 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast = 7.5 ft
LD 24
TW = 24.2 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast = 21.5 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast = 18.4 ft
LD 25
TW = 24.2 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast = 21.5 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast = 18.1 ft
Mel Price

TW = 19.1 ft
TW 1 Week Forecast = 12.6 ft
TW 2 Week Forecast = 8.5 ft

St. Louis
Gage = 25.4 ft
1 Week Forecast = 17.3 ft
2 Week Forecast = 11.6 ft
Chester
Gage = 27.6 ft
1 Week Forecast = 20.5 ft
2 Week Forecast = 14.2 ft
Cape Girardeau
Gage = 31.4 ft
1 Week Forecast = 25.6 ft
2 Week Forecast = 19.7 ft
Cairo
Gage =28.6 ft
1 Week Forecast = 23.9 ft
2 Week Forecast = 19.5 ft
301.0
273.5
241.5
Illinois River
201
Upper R.
Lower R.
180
110
52
Ohio River
MISSISSIPI RIVER MILE 301.2 - L&D CLOSURE
On 9/29/14, from noon to 4 pm and on 9/30/14 from 8 am until noon, L&D 22 will be closed for repairs. Ttowboat operators are requested NOT to tie up on the guidewalls.
ILLINOIS RIVER MILE 22.0 - AID TO NAVIGATION
A nun buoy has been reported not properly marking the channel in the vicinity of Mile 22.0
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.

Dredge Status

Dredge Potter
- Standby due to high stages

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

Current Weather

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.

Web Information

For additional info about New River Training Structures, see the link below:
http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/
Missions/Navigation/Construction.aspx


For the most recent channel patrol and predredge surveys, see the link below:
http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/
Missions/Navigation/Surveys/Dredge.aspx


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/
mrcharts.cfm

Key

Anticipated Dredging Locations
Groundings
Dredge Potter
Dredge Goetz
Dredge America
Red Very Likely to be Problematic Within 4 Weeks
Yellow Could be Problematic Within 4 Weeks
Green Problem Resolved

Probable "Hot" Spots Within 4 Weeks

River Mile Estimated Problematic Date Dredge ETA Dredge Complete Dredge
173.5 28+ Days TBD   Dredge Potter
171 28+ Days TBD   Dredge Potter
169 28+ Days TBD   Dredge Potter
116 28+ Days TBD   Dredge Potter