Notice to Navigation – Dredging on the Big Sandy River

Notice is given that on or about Feb. 25, 2011, McGinnis, Inc. will commence facility maintenance dredging at the Riverway South, Inc., located along the left descending bank of the Big Sandy River, mile 7.4.

The contractor’s floating plant will consist of the M/V MOUNTAIN GIRL, one barge mounted crane, and one material barge. The contractor will be monitoring marine channels 13 and 16. The work will be performed Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and is expected to be completed on or about March 18, 2011. The dredged material will be placed at an upland disposal site located along the left descending bank of the Big Sandy River, mile 7.2.

During non working hours the contractor’s floating plant will be moored at the work site and lighted according to regulations.

Mariners are urged to exercise caution when transiting this area.

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