Louisiana Southwest Pass Dredging in Progess

Friday, April 04, 2014

GAC informs that until approximately July 8, 2014, the dredge G.D. Morgan will be conducting dredging of shoal material in the vicinity of Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River.

The cutterhead dredge G.D. Morgan will be working in the vicinity of the Mississippi River, approximate Mile 6, AHOP to Southwest Pass, approximate Mile 19.5, BHOP. The G.D. Morgan will be monitoring VHF-FM Channels 13 or 16.

Dredged material will be transported to the bank using a combination of floating and submerged pipeline.

Dredging will be performed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The dredge will be lighted accordingly at night.

Mariners are urged to transit the area at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.


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