Under contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock's hopper dredge, Sugar Island, will begin dredging the mouth of the Columbia River at 12:01 a.m., Wednesday.

Fisherman should be aware that dredge materials will be disposed of in the Expanded Site E near Buoy 7 beginning Wednesday. Crab pots should be removed from the Expanded Site E and transit lanes during dredge operations.

For more information, visit the Corps' Mouth of the Columbia River Project Web site at www. nwp.usace.army.mil/op/n/projects/mcr/home.asp