Louisiana, Chef Menteur Bridge Closure

Mariners are advised that the CSX Bridge, at approximate position 30-03-51.77N 089-48-01.53W, in Chef Menteur Pass, will be closed to navigation continuing until approximately December 31, 2019, for necessary repairs. The closures will be between 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., but will not occur each day. For up-to-date information, mariners can contact Doug Kolb, at Read More

Florida, Miami, No Contact With Water Warning

From NBC Channel 6 News, Miami… A no-contact-with-water advisory was issued Tuesday for the area near the Julia Tuttle and Venetian Causeways after a sewer spill, Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department officials said. The advisory was issued after a contractor broke a 16-inch sewer line at 3005 Northeast 2nd Avenue, causing a 10,000-gallon sewer spill Read More

Summary of South Carolina to Florida Bridge Status

There will be many bridge closures and restriction due to construction, weather events, holidays and special events along the Intracoastal Waterway. The list is long and too extensive for us to post here, but you can view them all from the Local Notice To Mariners, Seventh Coast Guard District. Be sure and check the list for any Read More

South Carolina, Island Of Palms, ICW Shoaling

There is severe shoaling at low-tide depths of 2ft across the AICW in the vicinity of Isle of Palms between Winyah Bay-Charleston Harbor Daybeacon 117A (LLNR 34510.5) 32-47-11.607N / 079-48-33.383W (32°47.1935N / 079°48.5564W, 32.786558 / -79.809273) and Winyah Bay-Charleston Harbor Daybeacon 119 (LLNR 34520) 32-46-49.809N / 079-49-23.561W (32°46.8301N / 079°49.3927W, 32.780502 / -79.823211) . Mariners Read More

Florida, Lake Okeechobee Route 2, Low Hanging Cable

Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified a low hanging fiber optic cable at the Torrey Island Bridge in Route 2 of the Okeechobee Waterway. The fiber optic cable is estimated to be 35′ above the water, high masted vessels are encouraged to use RT-1 until the cable is raised Read More

Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Levels Update

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Data Ending  2400 hours 25 NOV 2018     Today’s Lake Okeechobee Stage = 13.24 (Feet-NGVD29) Today’s Route 1 Navigational Depth ≈ 7.18 Feet Today’s Route 2 Navigational Depth ≈ 5.38 Feet Bridge Clearance = 50.14 Feet S-308 Tailwater Elevation = 13.36 (Feet-NGVD29) Report Generated 26NOV2018 @ 14:15** Preliminary Data-Subject to Revision** Chuck Baier Read More