Posted   06-14-2018 20:35  
By   JSG   [Pilots` Association for the Bay and River DE]
 
Ft. Mifflin dredging operations (per USACE): The Army Corps dredge McFarland will commence dredging ops on the green side of lower Ft. Mifflin Range on Friday, June 15th and continue through Friday, June 29th. Contact the McFarland on VHF 13 to make passing arrangements.

Posted   05-30-2018 00:53  
By   JSG   [Pilots` Association for the Bay and River DE]
 
Deepening Operations on Liston Range (per Dutra Dredging):
The dredge Paula Lee is conducting dredging ops on Liston, Cross Ledge, and Miah Maull Ranges. The Paula Lee will have four anchors (with ball/light) spread out around the dredge site. Through traffic should contact the Paula Lee on VHF 13 to arrange passing and ascertain the location of the anchor balls. Passing vessels that need the Paula Lee to move further from the centerline of the range should contact her on VHF ch 13 30 minutes in advance.

Posted   12-20-2017 14:05  
By   JSG   [Pilots` Association for the Bay and River DE]
 
Obstruction near Reedy Point UPDATED POSITION (per USACE):
The obstruction reported yesterday off the entrance to the C&D Canal had incorrect latitude/longitude information provided with it. Please take note of the corrected information below and the updated chart. (Attached PDF)

Object 19 Dec 2017
Latitude: 39 33.84125 N
Longitude: 075 32.975193 W
Minimum Depth: 34 ‘ MLLW
Approximate Dimensions: 7’ x 10’
View Attachment (.PDF)

Posted   09-28-2016 16:04  
By   JCK  
 
Delaware River - Commodore Barry Bridge

To facilitate painting, work will continue until 2019. Work platforms will be installed 3 feet beneath the bridge in various locations reducing the vertical clearance to 178 ft. above mean high water at the edge of the navigable channel (187 ft. center of channel). Phase 1 – NJ approach girder and deck truss spans due completion in September 2016. Phase 2 – PA approach girder and deck truss spans, scheduled to commence fall of 2016. Phase 3 – Cantilever truss span, scheduled to commence in 2017 and conclude in 2019. Mariners should exercise caution.