Dredging at Savannah River Entrance Underway

Manson Construction started dredging operations on 21 February in the vicinity of Bloody Point Range and Jones Island Range, at the eastern end of the Tybee Roads main shipping channel into the Savannah River.

The work area is between Tybee Range Lighted Buoy 4 and Tybee Knoll Cut Range Lighted Buoy 20. The dredge disposal area is near the outbound end of the channel, south of the channel and east of the Savannah Light.

Operations will be conducted 7 days per week, 24 hours per day until approximately 31 March 2015.

The dredger Newport is currently on scene and dredger Glenn Edwards will join the project on or about 15 March.

Mariners are advised to reduce speed and exercise caution in the vicinity of both dredgers.

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