|NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS|
|NEW ORLEANS DISTRICT||DATE:||08/03/2023||NOTICE NUMBER: 203350|
7400 LEAKE AVENUE
NEW ORLEANS LA 70118-3651
|LOCAL NUMBER: MVN 23-99
WATERWAY: SCHOONER BAYOU
EFFECTIVE: 08/04/2023 06:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Schooner Bayou Control Structure
Commencing at 6:00 a.m. on 4 August 2023 and continuing until further notice, mariners are advised that Schooner Bayou Control Structure will go into a restricted locking procedure because of low water and high salinity.
The restricted procedure will consist of locking vessels starting at 6:00 a.m., every 2 hours on the even hours, until 6:00 p.m. every day.
Only outboards and light vessels will be locked through the structure. All tows must use Leland Bowman Lock as an alternate route.
MICHELLE C. DAIGLE
Chief, Technical Support Branch