The photo of the week demonstrates how important our Aids to Navigation program is. Without us to conduct our bridge verifications, these lights may not be operational or inappropriately lit. If you are interested in assisting in Aids verifications, please contact our FSO-NS for details.
Vancouver, WA. Lights on the Interstate Bridge show the way for commercial and recreational vessels navigating the Columbia River which is the boarder between Oregon and Washington.
The Coast Guard Auxiliary conducts Private Aids and Bridge verifications for the Coast Guard to assure the information listed in the light list as well as NOAA charts are correct.
Photo by Auxilirist Jonathan James.