There have been several reported grounding incidents near Tennessee River Mile 155, in the vicinity of Beech Creek Island on the right descending bank.
The survey crew from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has conducted a hydrographic survey and confirm that there is a buildup of material in this location. The U.S. Coast Guard has been requested to mark the hazard.
Mariners are urged to exercise caution when transiting this area.
For more information contact: U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah, (270) 442-1621.