NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
ST. LOUIS DISTRICT DATE: 04/18/2016 NOTICE NUMBER: 6150-2
ATTN: CEMVS-DE
1222 SPRUCE STREET
ST. LOUIS MO 63103-2833
HTTP://WWW.MVS.USACE.ARMY.MIL/
POC:


Lance Engle
Dredging Project Manager
314-865-6343
LOCAL NUMBER: 16-7B
WATERWAY: UPPER MISSISSIPPI

EFFECTIVE: 04/06/2016 04:30 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE CDT
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RIVER CLOSURE - CANCELED
Upper Mississippi River mile 44 - 40

  

  1. The sunk barge at mile 42 UMR was removed from the channel on 13 April 2016.  After the channel was surveyed on 14 April 2016, the USCG allowed transit through the safety zone, mile 44 - 40 UMR, with no restrictions.

  2. Sunk hatch covers are still in the channel at mile 42 UMR.  Minimum water depth over the hatch covers was 27-ft, at a Thebes gage reading of 25-ft, when surveyed on 14 April 2016.

  3. An update on hatch cover recovery will be provided at a later date.

 

FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:

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Andrew C. Schimpf, P.E.
Rivers Project Manager