MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 20-24 Dredging and Sailing Instruction Update NM 23, NM 49.9

Published April 28, 2020
Navigation Notice

Navigation Notice

Dredging at NM 23(noted in SWL 20-23) is complete and the sailing instruction (noted in SWL 20-05) is lifted.

Dredging at NM 49.9, the downstream approach to Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3), may begin in the next 6-10 days if there are no delays.  When dredging begins, mariners are advised to contact the Dredge Venture on Channel 10 or 16 prior to arrival to ensure safe transit through the area.

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


Kevin J. McDaniels

Chief, Operations Division

Little Rock District Operations Technical Support Branch

Release no. 20-046