MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 23-04 US Coast Guard Advisory Update I-30 Bridge, Blocked Channel

Little Rock District Operations Technical Services Branch
Published Jan. 17, 2023
Navigation Notice

Navigation Notice

Due to forecasted thunderstorms, the I-30 Bridge(NM 118.5) demolition activities and related navigation channel blockage which was scheduled for January 18, has been postponed to January 19.  Therefore, there will be two channel blockages on January 19.  The blockages will occur within 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., for a duration of up to 30 minutes each.  Currently there are no changes to the scheduled January 20 demolition activities and channel blockage.  As indicated in Nav Notice 23-03, mariners are required to contact the M/V Bill O’Donley on channel 16 or 68 and be prepared to stop one half-mile upstream or downstream of the I-30 bridge.  Mariners must follow all instructions given by members of the construction project or law enforcement.

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

Christopher B. Roark
Chief, Operations Division

Little Rock District Operations Technical Services Branch

Release no. 23-004