NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
ST. LOUIS DISTRICT DATE: 04/27/2017 NOTICE NUMBER: 7517
ATTN: CEMVS-DE
1222 SPRUCE STREET
ST. LOUIS MO 63103-2833
HTTP://WWW.MVS.USACE.ARMY.MIL/
POC:

Lance Engle
314-865-6343
LOCAL NUMBER: 17-7
WATERWAY: UPPER MISSISSIPPI

EFFECTIVE: 04/27/2017 14:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE CST
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CHANNEL CONDITION ADVISORY
Alton, IL
Upper Mississippi River mile 203.6 - 202.8

 

  1. A new channel condition survey, collected on 26 April 2017,  is available for Alton, IL, mile 203.6 - 202.8 UMR.  Depths shown on the survey are at minimum pool, which is 414.0 at Alton, mile 203.0 UMR.  The results of the survey are attached.

  2. On 27 April 2017 the USACE Pathfinder added a green buoy at mile 203.4 and a red buoy at mile 203.1, on the 8.7-ft soundings shown on the survey.  The best available channel is to the right descending side of the sailing line. 

  3. Please report issues transiting this location to Mel Price Lock and Dam, or to Lance Engle Dredging Project Manager at 314-865-6343.

  4. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:

 

//signed//


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