St. Marys Entrance Channel - Click for Chartveiw
This dredging project is in the St. Marys Entrance Channel into Fernandina Harbor and should not affect Waterway traffic. If you are navigating the Inlet, take note of the relocated lighted daybeacons listed below.
GEORGIA AND FLORIDA-CUMBERLAND SOUND-FERNANDINA HARBOR TO KINGS BAY: U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay, Maintenance Dredging, Entrance Channel, 46-foot Project.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will be conducting dredging operations February 15 through March 30, 2014 in Kings Bay Entrance Channel.The project consist of excavating material from the entrance channel and disposing at both Fernandina Ocean Disposal site and pumping materialashore to north Fernandina Beach. Dredges Terrapin Island and Liberty Island along with Survey Vessel East River will be on scene monitoring
Marine VHF Channels 13 & 16. Operations will be 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.Material will be excavated from Kings Bay Entrance Channel at STA 170+00 to 200+00 and STA 242+00 to 325+00. Material removed from STA
170+00 to 200+00, between St Marys Entrance LB 16 (LLNR 6600) and LB 14 (LLNR 6590) will be placed at North Beach Disposal Area, throughfloating hoses, and submerged pipeline. Material removed from STA 242+00 to 325+00, between St Marys Entrance LB 8 (LLNR 6560) and LB 12(LLNR 6580) will be transported and bottom dumped at the Fernandina Ocean Disposal Area. Project POC: Bryan Dast, Project Manager 630-699-9995. Mariners are advised to transit the area with extreme caution.
The following aids have been repositioned to facilitate dredging:
St Marys Entrance LB 10 (6570) relocated to 30-42-44.448N/081-21-33.552W
St Marys Entrance LB 11 (6575) relocated to 30-42-37.947N/081-21-33.278W
St Marys Entrance LB 12 (6580) relocated to 30-42-42.923N/081-22-23.203W
St Marys Entrance LB 13 (6585) relocated to 30-42-35.969N/081-22-23.155W
Chart 11503 LNM: 03/14
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