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Posted 10/10/2017

Release no. 17-184


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Little Rock District OTSB
501-324-5739
ceswl-op-om@usace.army.mil

U.S. COAST GUARD ADVISORY

SIX BRIDGES REGATTA NM 117.4 TO NM 118.6. 

MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM

To ensure the safety of life and property on the navigable waters in the vicinity of Little Rock, Arkansas during the Six Bridges Regatta, a special local regulation will be established for the Arkansas River from NM 117.4 to NM 118.6.  This regulation will be in effect from 4 p.m. on Oct. 13 until 5 p.m. on Oct. 14.

 All vessels are prohibited from entering the event area, within 25-yards of the left descending bank, during the enforcement period.  All vessels transiting the marked navigation channel will be limited to the slowest speed for safe navigation to minimize wake.  Wide berth is to be given to rowers and maintain course through established navigation channel.

 In case of an emergency related to this event vessels may contact Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River on vhf-fm channel 16.

 Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5739 or you may email CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil.

 

//signed//

Kevin J. McDaniels   

Chief, Operations Division