MILE 273.4 - UMR LOCK AND DAM 24
***ICE RESTRICTIONS; 1. The 70ft width
restriction at Lock 24 has been removed., 2. Ice couplings are still required., 3. All tows are
cautioned to be alert for changing conditions,
possible hazards due to ice-forming season,
abide by any special instructions issued by the Lockmaster.
KASKASKIA RIVER MILE 3.0 - 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.
UPPER MISS RM 203.0 CHANNEL CONDITIONS/AIDS TO NAVIGATION
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.
UPPER MISS RM 195-0 MAINTENANCE
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.
MILE 120.5 CHANNEL CONDITION/SAFETY ADVISORY
*Caution is recommended due to a levee
breach in the vicinity of Mile 120.5, RDB, St.
Genevieve Levee #2, upstream of New
Bourbon Port. The breach of this levee may
cause unusual currents. Mariners are urged
to transit the area with caution.
MILE 35.0 - MILE 32.0 BANKLINE CONSTRUCTION
Unitl further notice, the USACE is rebuilding
the bankline at 35.0 and 32.0 LDB. 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..
MILE 34.0 CHANNEL CONDITIONS SAFETY ADVISORY
Due to levee breaches in the vicinity of Mile 34.0, LDB, Len Small Levee and RDB, Powers Island Levee. The breaches of these levees may cause unusual currents. Mariners should transit the area 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.
For ATON or Buoy issues please contact SUMRWaterways@uscg.mil or 319-520-8556
The Pathfinder will conduct Lower channel patrol next week.
Additional Risks / Concerns
Highs in the lower 40's; lows in the mid single digets, snow forecasted for Wednesday and Sunday.
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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