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Boating Alerts & Notices: 2016

09/27/2016

NOTICE OF FLASHBOARDS INSTALLATION/BOAT LOCK OPERATION AT SUISUN MARSH SALINITY CONTROL GATES

 

The California Department of Water Resources advises that it will install the flashboards across the Maintenance Channel and begin Boat Lock operations at the Suisun Marsh Salinity Control Structure, located 2.2 nautical miles from the easterly end of Montezuma Slough at coordinates, 38°05'36"N 121°53'07"W on September 27, 2016.

Beginning that day until May 31, 2017, Mariners are advised to use the boat lock on the west side of the slough. The boat lock will be open to boat traffic between the hours of 0700 hours and 1700 hours, unless informed otherwise. Signs and lights will be posted to warn vessels to avoid the use of the maintenance channel on the east side of the facility.


06/29/2016

NOTICE OF SUISUN BAY MONTEZUMA SLOUGH CONSTRUCTION

 

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will be conducting dredging and construction in Montezuma Slough at the Roaring River Intake from July 5 through August 11. Work will take place Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. The construction site located at coordinates 38°05'36"N, 121°53'07"W, will have barges, tug boats, crane, divers, and fish block net in and around the waterway. Signage and boat traffic control will be present during the construction period.

For safety reasons, boaters are requested to use the alternative route indicated by the green line on the map below instead of passing through the project area during the working hours stated above. Outside of these hours, boaters will be able to pass through the area. Please pay careful attention to posted warning and construction signage in the area.

For more details or comments contact:

DWR Project Inspector (onsite)
Mr. Jason Bacher
(916) 719-5701
Jason.Bacher@water.ca.gov

DWR Project Lead
Ms. Kate Le
(916) 653-4181
Kate.Le@water.ca.gov

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Roaring River Dredging Temporary Closure Aerial

 

 
 




05/17/2016

Montezuma Slough Suspension of Boat Lock Operations

 

The California Department of Water Resources advises that it will remove the flashboards and suspend boat lock operations at the Suisun Marsh salinity control structure, located 2.2 nautical miles from the easterly end of Montezuma Slough at coordinates, 38°05'36"N 121°53'07"W, between May 24 and May 26, 2016.

After May 26th mariners are advised to use the Maintenance Channel on the east side of the slough. The boat lock will be closed to boat traffic. Signs and lights will be posted to warn vessels to avoid the boat lock.