PLEASE NOTE: this is a REVISED Notice to Navigation for including and additional dredge day at Canaveral Lock Monday, May 1, 2017 – LOCK TO BE CLOSED 7 AM – 11 AM and 12 PM – 4:00 PM. Canaveral Lock normal hours are 6 AM – 9:30 PM.
Notice to Navigation Interests: NTN 2017-006 Banana River/Canaveral Harbor Dredging
BANANA RIVER AND CANAVERAL HARBOR AREA DREDGE OPERATIONS
Additional dredge day at Canaveral Lock 1 May
Notice is given that Florida Dredge and Dock (FDD) will commence hydraulic dredging in a portion of the
Banana River, known as “Cut 13” from approximately 12 April 2017 until approximately 1 September 2017. Cut 13 begins just North of the bridge where 528 (The Bee Line) crosses Banana River and extends north approximately 14,000ft. FDD will also be dredging a small area of the Canaveral Barge Canal just north of 528 and immediately West of the Canaveral Locks, as well as a small area of Kar’s Park access channel, which intersects cut 13 approximately 9,400ft north of the Canaveral Barge Canal. There will be floating and submerged pipeline running from the dredge towards the spoil site that is located directly west of the intersection of Cut 13 and Cut 14. There will also be a booster and support equipment present during portions of the project. Construction will take place during daylight hours 7 days/week, but equipment and pipeline will remain on site during evening hours.
Monday, 1 May 2017 one day of dredging will occur along Canaveral Lock’s west approach wall requiring the lock to be closed 07:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 1200 PM to 4:00 PM. Canaveral Lock normal hours are 6 AM to 9:30 PM. Call the Canaveral Lock shift operator at 321-783-5421 between 6 AM and 9 PM for up-to-date locking information that day.
For specific dredge information contact Dredges BAYONET POINT and TIGER POINT both will monitor VHF-FM channel 16. Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution around dredging equipment and pipeline. For further information contact FDD POC: Randy
Hicks (727) 234-3346.
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