Posted by Larry Dorminy | Posted on 02-06-2014
This section of the Eastern Florida Waterway has long been designated as an AICW Problem Stretch due to persistent shoaling. Since only passage at mid-to-high tide has been our recommendation, the dredging of this intersection is very welcome news!
FLORIDA-AICW-BAKERS HAULOVER INLET: Maintenance Dredge Operations
Southwind Construction Corp. will commence dredging in the vicinity of Bakers Haulover Inlet beginning on or about February 18, 2014. The Dredge JENNIE LEA II and workboats Ann Kay & Viper will be on scene monitoring VHF-FM channels 13 & 16. Operations will continue 24 hours per day, 7 days per week with completion anticipated March 31, 2014. . Submerged pipeline will be in designated areas then turn southerly toward the Bal-Harbor Beach placement site. Further information contact the Project Manager, Devon Carlock at (812) 867-7220. Mariners are advised to
transit at the slowest safe speed to minimize wake, and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made. See enclosure section [below] for pipeline route. Chart 11467 LNM: 05/14