Construction Work is scheduled to start on August 2nd, 2021 immediately downstream of the Montgomery Point Lock & Dam Navigation Pass/Spillway (NM 0.3 to NM 0.5). The work is being performed to repair scouring adjacent to the Lock and Dam Structure and should be completed by August 6th, 2021.
Mariners are advised to contact the M/V Pine Bluff and/or the M/V St. Simon and the operator at Montgomery Point Lock & Dam via Marine Band Radio Frequency 4 hours in advance of arriving to the work area. The M/V Pine Bluff and the M/V St. Simon will be constantly monitoring Channel 16, Channel 13 and Channel 88A. As an alternate form of communication, the M/V Pine Bluff can be reached via mobile phone at 318-452-5448 while the M/V St. Simon can be reached via mobile phone at 270-519-9587. Mariners will be notified when the work is completed.
This Navigation Notice may be updated as more information becomes available. Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5096 or you may email CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil.
Christopher B. Roark
Chief, Operations Division
Release no. 21-078