Alabama State Port Authority put out a statement regarding dredging operations that are supposed to commence on or about July 11th, 2018 at the Grain Elevator and Pier D2. The approximated time of completion for the project is July 25th, 2018. Caution is advised since at times the anchor barge will be located near the edge of the channel. Prior to passing, the dredge must be contacted 30 minutes in advance for them to move their equipment if necessary. The dredge E STROUD can be reached on channel 13/16/78 VHF/FM. This notice will be in effect till August 6th, 2018.