NON-VTSA / GIWW Channel Obstruction Requests

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Please complete this application for a channel obstruction in the Gulf IntraCoastal Waterway (from mm 442 at the Colorado River to mm 319 at the High Island Bridge. The COTP requires four days (five days if the period covers a weekend) advance notice for consideration of a category I obstruction (complete obstruction of the channel) and 24 hour notice for consideration of a Category II channel obstruction (restriction of channel or portable obstruction). Please print a copy of this page prior to submitting the form. This page will be sent to all industry members and the Operating Towing Companies who utilize the GIWW.

General Obstruction Information:

PLEASE CONTACT VTS AT 281-464-4837 Please remember to print a copy of this page now for your records.
Submitting this form will send this information to members of the PCT.