MKARNS-AR Channel Status Report 24-10, 15 May 2024

All, Attached is the current Channel Status Report for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in Arkansas that provides information on navigation conditions, river flows and stages, flow forecasts, notices to navigational interests, dredging activities, deviations, reported groundings/incidents, and channel conditions. It also includes specific notices regarding lock closures, delays, and equipment outages. Please let…

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MKARNS-AR Channel Status Report 24-09, 01 May 2024

All, Please find the current MKARNS-AR Channel Status Report attached. Let me know if you would like someone added to this distribution. Thank you, Matt Mitchell, PE Civil Engineer – Operations Technical Support Branch USACE – Little Rock District 501-324-5563 (Office) 501-418-2297 (Cell) (more…)

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MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-43 Lock 5 Sailing Instructions Lifted

Notice Number: 24-43 The sailing instructions for the downstream approach to Colonel Charles D. Maynard Lock (No. 5) NM 86.3, as noted in Nav Notice SWL 24-33, have been lifted. Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5096 or you may email…

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MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-42 Lock 9 Tow Haulage Return to Service

Notice Number: 205958-1/SWL 24-10 & SWL 24-42 Date: 01/25/2024 06:00 thru 04/18/2024 21:3001/25/2024 06:00 thru 04/18/2024 21:30 The tow haulage equipment at Arthur V. Ormond Lock (No. 9) NM 176.9 has returned to service. Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5096…

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MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-41 Lock 13 Intermittent Delays

Notice Number: 206814/SWL 24-41 Date: 04/23/2024 12:00 thru 04/23/2024 22:00 Mariners should expect to experience intermittent delays at James W. Trimble Lock (No. 13) NM 292.8 on April 23, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The intermittent delays are required to facilitate maintenance on the hydraulic system. Questions or requests for…

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MKARNS-AR Channel Status Report 24-08, 15 Apr 2024

All, Please find the current MKARNS-AR Channel Status Report attached. Let me know if you would like someone added to this distribution. Thank you, Matt Mitchell, PE Civil Engineer – Operations Technical Support Branch USACE – Little Rock District 501-324-5563 (Office) 501-418-2297 (Cell) (more…)

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MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-40 Lock 6 Intermittent Delays

Notice Number: 206714/SWL 24-40 Date: 04/16/2024 12:00 thru 04/20/2024 22:30 Mariners may experience intermittent delays at David D. Terry Lock (No. 6) NM 108.1 beginning April 16 through April 20, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. The intermittent delays are required to facilitate crews performing maintenance on the hydraulic system.…

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Red River High Water – April 11, 2024

Due to recent rains, we are closely watching river gauges. Please be sure to exercise extreme caution. Pools 1 & 2 and 3 are currently in the high-water action phase. The Alexandria gage is at 26.17′ and is forecasted to crest Saturday at 31′ and the Grand Ecour gage is reading 28.72′ and is forecasted…

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