UPDATE: Upper Hudson River Dredging Program
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