At time 2007 (local) 18 MAY 24, in order to support engineering surveys and restoration of the Pelican Island Bridge in Galveston Harbor,

Vessel Traffic Service Houston Galveston Directs:

  1. No vessel transits under the Pelican Island Bridge.
  2. The following framework for docking/undocking at Texas International Terminals.
    1. No arrival/departures during flood tide.
    2. All arrival/departure operations should take place in slack water.
    3. No arrival/departures when tidal current is greater than 0.5 kts.
    4. An assist vessel(s) of appropriate horsepower shall be present for arrival/departure operations.

Very respectfully,

Vessel Traffic Service

USCG Sector Houston-Galveston

(281) 464-4837    24/7 Watch Supervisor