Hudson Dredging Update

The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward.

The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed, announced the New York State Canal Corporation (NYSCC).

Additional informational signs have been posted in the project area.

The NYSCC has just revealed the list of the activities planned for this week:

  • Barge unloading operations immediately south of Lock C-8;
  • Barge operations immediately north of Lock C-5;
  • Barge operations in the vicinity of buoy Red 60;
  • No wake buoys the land cut north of Lock C-6 marking the no wake zone established in the vicinity of the barge unloading areas;
  • Dredge operations in the vicinity of buoy Red 48;
  • Backfill operations in the vicinity of buoy Red 56;
  • Backfill operations in the vicinity of buoy Red 62;
  • Dredge activities outside navigation channel in vicinity of buoy Red 190;
  • Lighted Norwegian buoy indicating submerged pump outside the navigational channel located approximately 400’ north of buoy Green 55;
  • Buoys used to aid dredge contractor located outside the navigational channel are located north of buoy Red 56;
  • Buoys used to aid dredge contractor located just outside the navigational channel are located south of buoy Red 60;
  • Buoys used to aid dredge contractor located outside the navigational channel are located south of buoy Red 62A;
  • Buoy used to aid dredge contractor located outside the navigational channel is located just south of buoy Red 64A.

 

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