Louisiana, Bayou Boeuf Lock Closure Update

Continuing until approximately August 30, 2021, Bayou Boeuf Lock is closed to navigation passage for construction of the new south side chamber guidewall from 7:00 a.m., until 7:00 p.m., during daylight hours only, Mondays through Thursdays. The Lockmaster, LaDon Champine, can be contacted at (985) 384-7626. The points of contact with the USACE New Orleans Read More

Summary of South Carolina to Florida Bridge Status

There will be many bridge closures and restrictions 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 Read More

Florida, West Coast, GIWW, Temporary Bridge Operating Schedule

The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Welch Causeway (SR 699) Bridge, mile 122.8 at Madeira Beach, Florida. A request was made to place the drawbridge on a daily operating schedule to alleviate vehicle congestion due to on demand bridge openings. This deviation will test a change Read More


Inspections and Compliance Directorate  March 18, 2021 Safety Alert 01-21 Washington, DC In October 2020, Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach found eleven non-compliant SEE-ME 1.0 LED  PFD lights (161.012/92/0). The bottoms of the lights were missing, cracked, or bulging. (Figure  1). The lights are manufactured by AOB Outdoor Products & Accessories, Inc. and may be labeled  Read More

Alabama, Black Warrior River Lock Closures

   BANKHEAD AND OLIVER LOCKS BLACK WARRIOR RIVER MILES 365.1 AND 337.7, ALABAMA Notice is given to mariners that Bankhead Lock (mile 365.1) and Oliver Lock (mile 337.7) will close to traffic to perform maintenance and repairs beginning at 0700 CST on 24 JUNE 2021. The locks are expected to reopen to traffic at 1900 Read More

Florida, Miami, Bridge Construction

Brother’s Construction, Inc., acting on behalf of the bridge owner, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will perform repairs of the southwest fender system of the Port Boulevard Bridge (Dodge Island Bridge) Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway MM: 1089.4 commencing March 1, 2021 with an estimated completion date of May 1, 2021. Work will occur Monday through Saturday Read More

Louisiana, New Orleans, Lock Closure

Continuing until further notice, mariners are advised that there is on-going construction, which includes hot work, at the forebay and tailbay of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Lock. Mariners are reminded that construction is on-going at the canal end of the IHNC Lock. All vessels are to use extreme caution when entering and exiting Read More

Alabama, Black Warrior River Lock Closure

Commencing June 24, 2021, at 7:00 a.m., through July 23, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., Bankhead Lock (Mile 365.1) and Oliver Lock (Mile 337.7) will close to traffic to perform maintenance and repairs. Mariners should contact the lock to receive updates on the status of the work. For additional information, mariners can contact Mr. Chad Brumelow, Read More

Virginia, Centerville Turnpike Bridge Repair

W. F. Magann Corporation, on behalf of the City of Chesapeake, will begin the repair of the Centerville Turnpike Bridge located on the Atlantic Coast Intracoastal Waterway – Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal (mile marker 15.2, 36° 43.417’N, 076° 11.183’W. Work is expected to be completed on September 1, 2021. Work may be conducted 7 days Read More

Florida, Okeechobee Waterway Dredging

The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will begin dredging sections of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) in the vicinity of Jensen Beach and Stuart (Reach 3) and Palm City (Reach 4) by the end of February 2021. Maintenance dredging along the OWW is expected to start by the end of February 2021 and be Read More