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lundi 21 septembre 2015

AVIS AUX NAVIGATEURS - CANAL CHAMPLAIN

Notice to Mariners


Champlain Canal - Upper Hudson River Dredging Project

September 21, 2015



All mariners are advised that the upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have been posted in the project area. Boaters should follow all instructions as indicated.

All boaters must contact the Vessel Traffic Center on VHF Channel 18A for transit information through the project area.



Activities Planned for the Week of September 21, 2015:
•Dredging activities between buoy Green 255 and the Fort Edward Yacht Basin Terminal – The Fort Edward Yacht Basin canal spur off of the Champlain Canal is closed to vessel traffic.
•Dredging activities outside navigation channel south of buoy Red 56.
•Barge operations immediately south of Lock C-8.
•Barge operations immediately north of Lock C-5.
•Barge operations in the vicinity of buoy Red 60.
•No wake buoys in the land cut north of Lock C-6 marking the no wake zone established in the vicinity of the barge loading areas.
•Backfill operations in the vicinity of buoy Red 48.
•Backfill operations outside navigation channel in vicinity of buoy Red 190.
•Buoys used to aid contractor located just outside the navigational channel are located south of buoy Red 60.
•Buoys used to aid contractor located outside the navigational channel are located south of buoy Red 62A.
•Buoy used to aid contractor located outside the navigational channel is located just south of buoy Red 64.
•Buoy used to aid contractor located outside the navigational channel is located near buoy Red 78.
•Buoy used to aid contractor located outside the navigational channel is located just north of buoy Green 83.

Note: Orange colored round (Norwegian) buoys are special use buoys for the dredging project and should not to be mistaken for navigational aids. Also, additional uncharted red & green navigational aids have been placed to help guide vessels through the project.

PASS WITH CAUTION - NO WAKE ZONE

Speed limits between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 will be 5 mph in all work zones. In addition, please be mindful of your wakes and when approaching work platforms, stop all forward motion and proceed at a “No-Wake” speed. Local and state marine patrols will enforce posted speed limits.

For any questions related to the dredging project, call the EPA at (518) 747-4389 or GE at (518) 792-4087.

Features along the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/navinfo.cgi?waterway=champlain.

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09:18:59AM 9/21/15

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