LNM: Construction with Divers to Begin Dec 3, Okeechobee Waterway, Statute Miles 104-116
This longterm construction project involving divers in the water will be on the south side of the Okeechobee Waterway between Miles 104 and 116. This is not a wide body of water and slow speed and a sharp lookout are the order of the day.
FLORIDA – CALOOSAHATCHEE RIVER – TOWNSEND CANAL: WEST BASIN STORAGE RESERVOIR PROJECT – DIVERS
Harry Pepper and Associates, Inc. will be conducting construction along the south shoreline of the Caloosahatchee River, at the mouth of the Townsend Canal, between Labelle, FL and Alva, FL. The project is expected to commence December 3, 2018 and conclude on or around May 3, 2022; operations will be occurring during daylight hours only. Signs will be posted to notify mariners that work is being conducted at the Townsend Canal, as well as to indicate the installation and location of a temporary manatee barrier. Mariners are advised to exercise caution, as divers will be periodically working inside the manatee barrier in the Caloosahatchee River and inside the weir on the Townsend Canal. Equipment will be conducting work from the banks of the Caloosahatchee River and Townsend Canal with barges present inside the weir. Chart 11428 LNM 46/18