NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
ST. LOUIS DISTRICT DATE: 07/27/2017 NOTICE NUMBER: 7724-1
ATTN: CEMVS-DE
1222 SPRUCE STREET
ST. LOUIS MO 63103-2833
HTTP://WWW.MVS.USACE.ARMY.MIL/
POC:

Lance Engle
Tel: 314-865-6343
LOCAL NUMBER: 17-11A
WTRWY/CHNL: UPPER MISSISSIPPI
LOCK(S): MI 24
EFFECTIVE: 07/05/2017 00:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE CDT
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TRANSIT ADVISORY
Above Lock 24, UMR Mile 275.0 - 274.0

 

  1. Mariners should exercise caution if waiting along the right descending bank from mile 275.0 to mile 274.0 for lockage at Lock 24.   A new survey was performed on 10 July 2017, showing similar results to previous surveys; a shoal of less than 9-ft of depth, at minimum pool, starts 250-ft right of the sailing.

  2. From mile 275.0 to 274.0, the Navigation Channel is over 600-ft wide and at least 11-ft deep at minimum pool.

  3. The new survey is attached to this notice for reference.  The latest survey information can also be found on the St. Louis District's web page at: http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/Surveys/Dredge.aspx

  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