NON-VTSA / GIWW Channel Obstruction Requests
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 & 24 hour notice for consideration of a Category II channel 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.