Arkansas River: Notice of Small Crafts – USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING NM 436.6 to NM 444.8
Notice to Navigators
Local Number 19586
Effective 4-30-22 7:30 thru 4-30-22 12:00 CDT
NOTICE OF SMALL CRAFTS
USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING NM 436.6 to NM 444.8
The University of Tulsa rowing team is hosting a race on Friday, April 30th. The approximate location will be a 2000 meter race course marked between NM 443 (just below I-44 Bridge) and NM 444.2. The teams plan on being in the water as early as 0730 and the event is planned to be concluded by noon. Safety Launches will monitor channel 16 closely for barge traffic moving into the area and suspend racing anytime a tow is visible. All rowing crews will move to the shore and wait for the vessel to pass safely.
Mariners are advised to use extreme caution when transiting this area during the event dates listed below. Waterway users are asked to check with Newt Graham Lock and Dam 18 for the latest information concerning these events at 543-2216 ext 1. Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to Mr. Brad Johnson; Navigation Manager: 918-550-9026 or Mr. Jacob Simpson; Navigation Engineer: 918-430-4783.
Acting Chief, Operations Division