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Brief Descriptive Title Reported Date River Mile-Start River Mile-End Bank Location Detailed Description of the Issue or Concern
Shallow water 5/20/2020 282.0 282.0    
Overton North Chute 5/13/2020 187.0 185.6 Right Chute is getting out of control 64' behind grade control structure Self launching revetment has all launched

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[ Tracking #: N-20219-428] [ Title/Description: Debris in MO River under Leavenworth, KS Bridge River Mile 397.6] [ Date Reported: 8/5/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 397.5] [ River Mile (upstream): 397.6] [ Bank Location: Right]
Issues or Concern: DO NOT pass under the Leavenworth Centennial Bridge between the center span and the right descending bank (RDB). The sailing line runs under the bridge between the center piling and the LDB. The vessel Far West had something penetrate the hull going upriver under the bridge on the RDB side of the center piling. The Far West is now on the RDB at RM396.6 doing repairs. The USACE survey team did a sonar survey of the area and will post an image along with any new information ASAP.
Status: Awaiting Determination
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20244-Pending] [ Title/Description: 185.2 Shallow water] [ Date Reported: 8/31/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 185.2] [ River Mile (upstream): 186.1] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: MV White Wing reports: 186.1 to 185.2 – 5ft to 9ft right on the sailing line Needs Survey
Status: New
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20244-Pending] [ Title/Description: 186.7 Shallow water] [ Date Reported: 8/31/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 186.7] [ River Mile (upstream): 187.2] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: MV White Wing reported: 187.2 to 186.7 – 8ft depth right on the sailing line down into Rocheport Bend. Needs Survey
Status: New
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20244-Pending] [ Title/Description: RM 194 shallow water] [ Date Reported: 8/31/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 194.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 194.2] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: MV White Wing reports: 194.2 to 194.0 – 7ft depth right on the sailing line Needs Survey
Status: New
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: L-20223-32] [ Title/Description: Landowner concern of broken levee at Bean Lake] [ Date Reported: 8/3/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 417.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 418.0] [ Bank Location: Left]
Issues or Concern: In March 2019, the levee broke at Bean Lake Locks. This has blown the bridge and road way (River Road) to our farm. We are not able to farm or hunt the land. Which has cost our family and other families several $$. The farm next to ours cannot access their home. We would like this fixed so we can have access again.
Status: Closed
Date Closed: 8/10/2020
Closeout Comments: This levee is being repaired under the Bean Lake Levee Association levee rehab project under PL84.99. This project is currently under donstruction with construction oversight being conducted by the USACE Kansas City Resident Office.
[ Tracking #: N-20240-Pending] [ Title/Description: RM 400.6 Underwater Obstruction] [ Date Reported: 8/27/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 400.6] [ River Mile (upstream): 400.7] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: A breast and just above Bee Creek dayboard (RDB) hit hump 75'-100' outside sailing line, sounder did not show hump so it is not very dbig, some shallow water around hump felt sandy. Hard hump, felt like rock, raised boat up SB no damage.
Status: Survey
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20238-437] [ Title/Description: Shoaling RM 194] [ Date Reported: 8/25/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 194.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 194.0] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Mary Lynn traveling light boat rubbed bottom near sailing line. Criossing is shallow. Have been reporting this area since 2012 when we started running the Mary Lynn.
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Survey conducted of RM 193.8-194.2. Survey images provided as notice to mariners on daily boat report. There were a couple areas of shaoling identified. River engineering will conduct inspections of structures as the water levels continue to drop and structures are visible. Deficient structures will be added to layout sheet for repairs via hired labor or contract.
[ Tracking #: N-20237-433] [ Title/Description: Shoaling RM 104.9 to 105.1] [ Date Reported: 8/24/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 104.9] [ River Mile (upstream): 105.1] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Shoaling reported by MV Mr. Lampton on 16 August at 7:00PM. Sounders showed water at 7-8 ft
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Survey conducted 27-AUG-2020. Engineering inspection conducted 20-JULY-2020 which identified deficient structures at Gasconade Bend. Hired labor deployed to 3 structures at Gasconade bend to begin structure repairs 27-JULY-20. Hired labor continues to place rock on these structures.
[ Tracking #: N-20237-435] [ Title/Description: Shoaling RM 132.8 to 133.2] [ Date Reported: 8/24/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 132.8] [ River Mile (upstream): 133.2] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Shoaling with depths of 7ft 6 to 10 ft. Mid channel on sailing line. Mr Lampton and Mary Lynn reported this area of concern.
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Survey conducted 24-AUG-2020. Survey images provided as notice to mariners on daily boat report. River Engineering conducted inspection of structures/area on 27-AUG-2020 and found structures to be in good condition, dike extensions completed recently. Will conduct another survey to check channel conditions.
[ Tracking #: N-20237-434] [ Title/Description: Shoaling RM 185.5 to 185.6] [ Date Reported: 8/24/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 185.5] [ River Mile (upstream): 185.6] [ Bank Location: Right]
Issues or Concern: Shoaling reported immediately above and over to chute right bank.
Status: Survey
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20237-436] [ Title/Description: Shoaling Rm 91 to 92] [ Date Reported: 8/24/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 91.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 92.0] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Shoaling from RM 91 to RM 92 sounders reported 8.3 ft. White Wing reported via phone call Monday AM.
Status: Survey
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20232-431] [ Title/Description: RM 179 IRC] [ Date Reported: 8/17/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 178.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 180.0] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: 1. MV Mr Lampton reported narrow channel through IRC around MR 178-180. 2. Mary Lynn reported per email from Steve Engemen: very shallow the whole stretch. Rubbed bottom with loads. Shallow. We have been reporting this since 2012. When we started running the Mary Lynn. There has been many accidents here. IRC pull to much water from channel. Chute needs to be closed and the river structure returned to original. 3. White Wing update 26 Aug 2020 (0815) stuck at 178.4 were in sailing line and hit ground inside the preferred sailing line and buoyed area. They are going to break tow and try to get through with 2 barges (single line) at a time.
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Second survey conducted 21-AUG-2020. Images provided to navigators via boat report as a notice to mariners. River engineering will be conducting low water inspections as water levels drop to indentify structures which need repair.
[ Tracking #: N-20232-432] [ Title/Description: RM 282 shallow water in channel] [ Date Reported: 8/17/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 282.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 282.4] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Report from MV White Wing stating that the main channel was shallow of less that 8 ft. **Update from MV Mr. Lampton 24 August--see attachment.
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Survey of RM 282 - 283 conducted on 20-AUG-2020. Survey images provided as mariners notice on the daily boat report. River Engineering to conduct inspection of structures in the area during period of low water.
[ Tracking #: N-20225-429] [ Title/Description: RM 480-481 Shallow Channel RDB] [ Date Reported: 8/12/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 480.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 481.0] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: White Wing reported the boat sounders in the channel were reading 5.31 to 8.9 ft. had to move to RDB out of channel to find 10-11 ft of water.
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: We have surveyed and provided survey images to navigators. Engineering will inspect during low water period to identify any deficiencies to correct.
[ Tracking #: N-20225-430] [ Title/Description: RM 516-517 Shallow Water in Main Channel] [ Date Reported: 8/12/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 516.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 517.0] [ Bank Location: ]
Issues or Concern: White Wing reported having to move to LBD to avoid shallow (7-8 ft) in main sailing line.
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Surveys conducted by Omaha District on 17-18 August 2020. Suvey images provided on boat report as a notice to mariners. Survey documents also attached to this concern form.
[ Tracking #: B-20212-61] [ Title/Description: Cranberry Bank Chute Erosion] [ Date Reported: 7/30/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 282.6] [ River Mile (upstream): 282.8] [ Bank Location: Right]
Issues or Concern: Just received another call about the location just upstream of the Cranberry Chute inlet. The river is currently eroding into the Levee Embankment just above the placed rock along the bank-line. The caller a boat pilot said he could see erosion occurring at this time. Someone might want to get eyes on this location soon. I know we have discussed this area of concern multiple times before I have cc'ed the Levee President so he is aware we are still tracking this concern.
Status: Awaiting Determination
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20217-427] [ Title/Description: Capital Sand - Sunken Barge moved to channel] [ Date Reported: 7/20/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 145.8] [ River Mile (upstream): 146.0] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Capital Sand reported concern that the sunken barge near RM 145.9 had potentially moved into the Navigation channel as they did not see it where is has been since it sank several years ago.
Status: Closed
Date Closed: 8/4/2020
Closeout Comments: Glasgow survey crew sounded the area and was able to locate the barge in the same location where it has been since it sunk. Barge was located at RM 145.9 about 5 feet off the bank.
[ Tracking #: N-20199-426] [ Title/Description: Request Channel Survey] [ Date Reported: 7/16/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 25.5] [ River Mile (upstream): 26.0] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: The White Wing was n/b at mile 25.5 on 7-16-2020. From 25.5 to 26.0 they ended up having to run 60' off of the trail dike on the right descending side in order to transit with enough water under the vessel. This is a spot they we need to a have survey done ASAP. I'm unsure that a boat could even transit this area s/b with 70' wide of loads in its condition at the moment.
Status: Closed
Date Closed: 8/4/2020
Closeout Comments: There appeared to have been a shoal which naturally cleaned out as the water was dropping. Survey showed sufficient water depth for navigation and we have not received any additional concerns for this area.
[ Tracking #: N-20199-425] [ Title/Description: Shallow Water - St. Charles Bend] [ Date Reported: 7/16/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 25.4] [ River Mile (upstream): 26.0] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: We need to add another spot to the list of Area of Concern. Shallow Water in the channel at St. Charles Bend. Mile 25.4 to 26. Corps we need a survey and Coast Guard please put out notice to mariners. The best water is RDB with information we have so far
Status: Closed
Date Closed: 8/4/2020
Closeout Comments: There appeared to have been a shoal which naturally cleaned out as the water was dropping. Survey showed sufficient water depth for navigation and we have not received any additional concerns for this area.
[ Tracking #: N-20195-424] [ Title/Description: Request Channel Survey] [ Date Reported: 7/10/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 104.2] [ River Mile (upstream): 105.5] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Call from the Far West requesting a survey of River miles 104.2 to 105.5. Caller stated this is a high priority, said it was very shallow floated through down bound had 6 tow, draft 9 foot rubbing. There is a second location of 177.7 to 179. Said it was getting very thin. Said that he will be returning back on the river on Tuesday or Wednesday with 8 barge tow.
Status: Closed
Date Closed: 8/4/2020
Closeout Comments: Repairs to structures at Gasconade bend by USACE hired labor floating plant have begun. Approximately 20,000 tons of rock to be placed on these 3 structures.
[ Tracking #: N-20195-423] [ Title/Description: Shoal at Gasconade] [ Date Reported: 7/10/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 104.5] [ River Mile (upstream): 105.5] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: There is a shoal a Gasconade Bend 104.5 to 105.5 across entire channel. After several hours of sounding the Mary Lynn made it through along the RDC bank very close to wing dike. Corps We need a survey on this location. Coast Guard please send a notice to mariners to run with caution. Channel may change but we found deepest water on RDB.
Status: Closed
Date Closed: 8/4/2020
Closeout Comments: Repairs to structures at Gasconade Bend by USACE Hired Labor Floating Plant have begun. Approximately 20,000 tons of rock to be placed on these 3 structures.
[ Tracking #: N-20195-422] [ Title/Description: Shoaling across channel] [ Date Reported: 7/10/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 104.9] [ River Mile (upstream): 104.9] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: Shoaling occuring cross channel On the sailing line About mile 104.9 ran aground sounder showing 7'
Status: Closed
Date Closed: 8/4/2020
Closeout Comments: Repairs to structures at Gasconade Bend by USACE Hired Labor Floating Plant have begun. Approximately 20,000 tons of rock to be placed on thes 3 structures.
[ Tracking #: L-20176-31] [ Title/Description: Levee and Bank Erosion] [ Date Reported: 6/24/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 410.5] [ River Mile (upstream): 411.3] [ Bank Location: Right]
Issues or Concern: Lack of maintenance to the river structures has caused damage to the levee. Erosion is occuring both in the toe and face of the levee and causing bank erosion. Structure 435.95 seems to be causing the erosion damage. It is causing erosion of the bank and within 60 ft of the toe. Structure 436.1 and 437.3C caused Levee damage in the amount of $33,500 which landowner repaired. This was the levees 20% work in kind.
Status: Awaiting Determination
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments:
[ Tracking #: N-20163-417] [ Title/Description: Very lumpy] [ Date Reported: 6/11/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 217.5] [ River Mile (upstream): 217.6] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: GLASGOW gage @20.53f and WAVERLEY 16.8 f 1 mile 217.5 to 217.6 FISH CREEK TO EUPHRASE 9.4 FT TO 13 FT VERY LUMPY the structure placed across the washout at the head of Lisbon chute has been reduced in elevation of 3 to 5 ft throughout its length and water at this stage is going over so it might eventually with lessening of gauges in this are function as presented
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Structure repairs were completed at the Lisbon chute. Have not received any additional concerns in this area for the past couple months.
[ Tracking #: N-20163-418] [ Title/Description: Very lumpy] [ Date Reported: 6/11/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 271.5] [ River Mile (upstream): 271.6] [ Bank Location: ]
Issues or Concern: Mile 271 .5 to 271.6 PRUNTY BEND TO SALINE COUNTY 9.4 to 11 ft .
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Water depths identified were deeper than authorizied 9' channel depths.
[ Tracking #: N-20163-419] [ Title/Description: Very lumpy] [ Date Reported: 6/11/2020]
[ River Mile (downstream): 282.0] [ River Mile (upstream): 282.5] [ Bank Location: Main Channel]
Issues or Concern: mile 282.0 to 282.5 HILLS BEND TO CRANBERRY very lumpy 8.18 ft to 12 ft scour water is still mostly going down washouts and chutes at this stage. NOTE ; sounder foot was placed 6 to 8 inches into water. Please survey these areas as soon as you can and publish for us that we might work out loading drafts and or changing crossing marks
Status: Closed
Date Closed:
Closeout Comments: Survey has been conducted and Engineeing has completed inspection. Deficient structures identified for repairs in layout sheet and some are on contracts awarded.

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Tracking Number Brief Descriptive Title Reported Date Downstream  River Mile Upstream River Mile  Bank Location Detailed Description of the Issue or Concern Status Date Closed Closeout Comments
N-20225-429 RM 480-481 Shallow Channel RDB 8/12/2020 480.0 481.0 Main Channel White Wing reported the boat sounders in the channel were reading 5.31 to 8.9 ft. had to move to RDB out of channel to find 10-11 ft of water. Just Submitted    
N-20225-430 RM 516-517 Shallow Water in Main Channel  8/12/2020 516.0 517.0   White Wing reported having to move to LBD to avoid shallow (7-8 ft) in main sailing line.  Just Submitted    
N-20219-428 Debris in MO River under Leavenworth, KS Bridge River Mile 397.6 8/5/2020 397.6 397.5 Right DO NOT pass under the Leavenworth Centennial Bridge between the center span and the right descending bank (RDB). The sailing line runs under the bridge between the center piling and the LDB. The vessel Far West had something penetrate the hull going upriver under the bridge on the RDB side of the center piling. The Far West is now on the RDB at RM396.6 doing repairs.
The USACE survey team did a sonar survey of the area and will post an image along with any new information ASAP.
Awaiting Determination    
L-20223-32 Landowner concern of broken levee at Bean Lake 8/3/2020 418.0 417.0 Left In March 2019, the levee broke at Bean Lake Locks. This has blown the bridge and road way (River Road) to our farm. We are not able to farm or hunt the land. Which has cost our family and other families several $$. The farm next to ours cannot access their home.
We would like this fixed so we can have access again.
Closed 8/10/2020 This levee is being repaired under the Bean Lake Levee Association levee rehab project under PL84.99. This project is currently under donstruction with construction oversight being conducted by the USACE Kansas City Resident Office. 
B-20212-61 Cranberry Bank Chute Erosion 7/30/2020 282.6 282.8 Right Just received another call about the location just upstream of the Cranberry Chute inlet.  The river is currently eroding into the Levee Embankment just above the placed rock along the bank-line.  The caller a boat pilot said he could see erosion occurring at this time.  Someone might want to get eyes on this location soon.

I know we have discussed this area of concern multiple times before I have cc'ed Kelly Thorp the Levee President so he is aware we are still tracking this concern.
Awaiting Determination    
N-20217-427 Capital Sand - Sunken Barge moved to channel 7/20/2020 145.8 146.0 Main Channel Capital Sand reported concern that the sunken barge near RM 145.9 had potentially moved into the Navigation channel as they did not see it where is has been since it sank several years ago.  Closed 8/4/2020 Glasgow survey crew sounded the area and was able to locate the barge in the same location where it has been since it sunk. Barge was located at RM 145.9 about 5 feet off the bank. 
N-20199-426 Request Channel Survey 7/16/2020 25.5 26.0 Main Channel The White Wing was n/b at mile 25.5 on 7-16-2020.  From 25.5 to 26.0 they ended up having to run 60' off of the trail dike on the right descending side in order to transit with enough water under the vessel.  This is a spot they we need to a have survey done ASAP.  I'm unsure that a boat could even transit this area s/b with 70' wide of loads in its condition at the moment. Closed 8/4/2020 There appeared to have been a shoal which naturally cleaned out as the water was dropping. Survey showed sufficient water depth for navigation and we have not received any additional concerns for this area. 
N-20199-425 Shallow Water - St. Charles Bend 7/16/2020 25.4 26.0 Main Channel We need to add another spot to the list of Area of Concern. Shallow Water in the channel at St. Charles Bend. Mile 25.4 to 26. Corps we need a survey and Coast Guard please put out notice to mariners. The best water is RDB with information we have so far Closed 8/4/2020 There appeared to have been a shoal which naturally cleaned out as the water was dropping. Survey showed sufficient water depth for navigation and we have not received any additional concerns for this area. 
N-20195-424 Request Channel Survey 7/10/2020 104.2 105.5 Main Channel Call from the Far West requesting a survey of River miles 104.2 to 105.5. Caller stated this is a high priority, said it was very shallow floated through down bound had 6 tow, draft 9 foot rubbing. There is  a second location of 177.7 to 179. Said it was getting very thin. Said that he will be returning back on the river on Tuesday  or Wednesday with 8 barge tow. Closed 8/4/2020 Repairs to structures at Gasconade bend by USACE hired labor floating plant have begun. Approximately 20,000 tons of rock to be placed on these 3 structures. 
N-20195-423 Shoal at Gasconade 7/10/2020 104.5 105.5 Main Channel There is a shoal a Gasconade Bend 104.5 to 105.5 across entire channel. After several hours of sounding the Mary Lynn made it through along the RDC bank very close to wing dike. Corps We need a survey on this location.
Coast Guard please send a notice to mariners to run with caution. Channel may change but we found deepest water on RDB. 
Closed 8/4/2020 Repairs to structures at Gasconade Bend by USACE Hired Labor Floating Plant have begun. Approximately 20,000 tons of rock to be placed on these 3 structures. 
N-20195-422 Shoaling across channel 7/10/2020 104.9 104.9 Main Channel Shoaling occuring cross channel
On the sailing line About mile 104.9 ran aground sounder showing 7'
Closed 8/4/2020 Repairs to structures at Gasconade Bend by USACE Hired Labor Floating Plant have begun. Approximately 20,000 tons of rock to be placed on thes 3 structures. 
L-20176-31 Levee and Bank Erosion 6/24/2020 410.5 411.3 Right Lack of maintenance to the river structures has caused damage to the levee. Erosion is occuring both in the toe and face of the levee and causing bank erosion. Structure 435.95 seems to be causing the erosion damage. It is causing erosion of the bank and within 60 ft of the toe.  Structure 436.1 and 437.3C caused Levee damage in the amount of $33,500 which Mr. Pohl repaired. This was the levees 20% work in kind. Awaiting Determination    
N-20163-417 Very lumpy 6/11/2020 218.5 217.6 Main Channel GLASGOW gage @20.53f and WAVERLEY 16.8 f  1 mile 217.5 to 217.6  FISH CREEK TO EUPHRASE  9.4 FT TO 13 FT VERY LUMPY the structure placed across the washout at the head of Lisbon chute has been reduced in elevation of 3 to 5 ft throughout its length and water at this stage is going over so it might eventually with lessening of gauges in this are  function as presented  Survey    
N-20163-418 Very lumpy 6/11/2020 271.5 271.6   Mile 271 .5 to 271.6 PRUNTY BEND TO SALINE COUNTY 9.4 to 11 ft .  Survey    
N-20163-419 Very lumpy 6/11/2020 282.0 282.5 Main Channel mile 282.0 to 282.5 HILLS BEND TO CRANBERRY  very lumpy  8.18 ft to 12 ft scour water is still mostly going down washouts and chutes at this stage.  NOTE ; sounder foot was placed 6 to 8 inches into water. Please survey these areas as soon as you can and publish for us that we might work out loading drafts and or changing crossing marks   Survey    
N-20142-412 Shallow water 5/20/2020 282.0 282.0   The Mr. Lampton found 8 foot depths right on the sailing line at RM 282 yesterday afternoon/evening.  Survey