Notice to Navigation – Work Along Big Sandy River Coming Up

STONE SLOPE PROTECTION – BIG SANDY RIVER, MILE 6.0

Notice is given that on or about Jan. 17, 2011, Amherst Madison, Inc. will begin placing stone slope protection along the left descending bank of the Big Sandy River, mile 6.0.

The contractor’s floating plant will consist of the M/V EARL FRANKLIN, one barge mounted crane, and two material barges. The M/V EARL FRANKLIN will be monitoring marine channels 13 and 16. This work will be performed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with an anticipated completion date of 17 February 2011

During non-working hours, the floating plant will be moored at the work site and lighted according to regulations.

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution.

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