New York Canal System, Hours of Operation and Closure Date

NOTICE TO MARINERS CANAL SYSTEM UPDATE HOURS OF OPERATION & LAST DAY OF NAVIGATION September 19, 2021 The New York State Canal Corporation announced today the following update: Hours of Operation Effective Thursday, September 16, 2021, all locks and lift bridges on the Canal system will operate daily between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm. Last Read More

New Jersey ICW Shoaling

Shoaling has been reported in the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW) between Manasquan Inlet and Cape May Inlet. Mariners are advised to use extreme caution when transiting the NJICWW due to shoaling. The following are some of the locations where the shoaling has been reported: NJICWW Light 4 (LLNR 34995). NJICWW Light 38 (LLNR 35115). Read More

Virginia, Great Bridge Lock Repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be performing valve replacement and diving at the Great Bridge Lock, located in Chesapeake, Virginia. This operation will start on August 17, 2021 and conclude on approximately October 5, 2021. The following information is provided: 1) From August 17, 2021 to August 19, 2021, installation of a cofferdam Read More

Virginia, Norfolk, Bridge Repair Schedule

Updated date and times. Mariners are advised that Norfolk Southern Corporation will be replacing bascule span track and tread and bridge jacking to realign the location of the rolling span at the Norfolk Southern #7 railroad bridge across the South Branch of the Elizabeth River, river mile 5.8, at Chesapeake, VA. To facilitate bridge work, the Read More

Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Levels Update

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Data Ending  2400 hours 18 SEP 2021     Today’s Lake Okeechobee Stage = 15.05 (Feet-NGVD29) Today’s Route 1 Navigational Depth ≈ 8.99 Feet Today’s Route 2 Navigational Depth ≈ 7.19 Feet Bridge Clearance = 48.90 Feet Feet Report Generated 19SEP2021 @ 15:39 ** Preliminary Data-Subject to Revision** Due to the changing Read More

Maryland, Annapolis Harbor, Boat Show Operations

The Annapolis Boat Shows, Inc. will conduct in-water operations in support of the annual United States Sailboat and United States Powerboat Shows in Annapolis Harbor at Annapolis, MD through October 29, 2021. Temporary pilings, floating docks, and submerged electrical cables will be installed in the northwestern area of Annapolis Harbor. To support the Annapolis Harbor Read More

Alabama, Alabama River Construction

CONSTRUCTION WORK – INTERNATIONAL PAPER RIVERDALE MILL ALABAMA RIVER MILE 220, AL  Notice is given to mariners that Yates Construction will be installing a new outfall structure for  International Paper’s Riverdale Mill on the Alabama River (mile 220). The effort was set to begin on 31  August 2021 and should last approximately one month. The Read More

Great Lakes Water Levels Updates

Expected water levels on the Great Lakes. See enclosure for the expected water levels on the Great Lakes. Connecting Channels and the St. Lawrence River, given in inches above (+) or below (-) Low Water Datum (LWD). LWD is a plane of reference used on a navigation chart. It is also known as chart datum.See Read More