The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), is continuing during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward.
The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Boaters should follow all instructions as indicated.
Activities Planned for the Week of October 13, 2014:
- Barge unloading operations immediately south of Lock C-8.
- Barge loading operations in the vicinity of buoy Red 60.
- Project hazard buoys marking shallow water areas just outside the navigational channel are located just north of buoy Green 133.
- No Wake buoys in the land cut north of Lock 6 marking the no wake zone established in the vicinity of the Isthmus Transfer Area.
- Norwegian buoys indicating shallow water areas located outside the navigational channel are located between buoy Red 68 and Red 66.
- Norwegian buoy used as a temporary mooring located outside the navigational channel is located between buoy Red 72 and Red 66.
- Norwegian buoy indicating the location of a submerged tree is located in the vicinity of buoy Red 62B.
- Dredging operations between approximately buoy Green 83 and Green 77.
- Dredging operations between approximately buoy Red 32 and Red 10.
- Backfill/capping operations between approximately buoy Green 89 and Green 83.
- Backfill/capping operations between approximately buoy Red 68 and Red 66.
Additional informational signs have been posted in the project area.
Press Release, October 14, 2014