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Navigation Notice: Arkansas River

Navigation Notices: Arkansas, White, Ouachita, and Red Rivers

Navigation Notice: Arkansas River

COVID-19: LOCK PROTOCOL CHANGES MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM Update to Navigation Notices SWL 20-13 and TD 2020-6 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, mariners are required to follow the below procedure for crew change out at all MKARNS Locks in Little Rock and Tulsa Districts: Industry shall contact the Lock 4 hours in advance…

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Navigation Notice: Red River

Below is a message from Old River Lock:   Based on today’s NWS 28 day forecast Old River Lock will be closed on the 10th of April once Red River Landing Gage reaches 60.5′ and will not open until Red River Landing Gage falls below 60.5′.   Richard Brontoli, Executive Director Red River Valley Association…

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Navigation Notice: Red River

Results of Conference call Today: Another 1 1/2″ to 3″ of rain expected in the upper Red River basin over the next 7 days. River levels will level off ABOVE Action Stage. Current Mississippi levels should NOT result in a closure for Old River Lock. Navigation Restrictions will remain in affect for at least another…

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Notice to Navigators

  Marine Safety Information Bulletin Commandant MSIB Number: 10-20 U.S. Coast Guard Date: March 27, 2020 Inspections and Compliance Directorate 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, STOP 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501 E-Mail: DAPI@uscg.mil COVID-19 – Guidance for Maritime Operators on Compliance with Federal Drug Testing Requirements To help protect our essential maritime workforce, while…

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Navigation Notice: Red River

River Stages: The latest rains will flatten the fall of the river. Grand Ecore will level out above Action Stage (27′) at 29.5′ for the next week. Alexandria will level out above Action Stage (24′) at 26′ for the next week with currents at 118 cfs. Red River Landing is projected to remain level at 58’…

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Navigation Notice: Red River

RED RIVER   Lock 5: As of 9:00 am today the Shreveport gage was 29.1′ at 3:00 pm it is 28.91′ Lock 5 Lower gage at 9:00 pm was 138.52′ and is currently at 138.45′. With falls at Shreveport and Lock 5 Lower it is unlikely Lock 5 will close, but we are monitoring it.…

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Navigation Notice: Arkansas River

MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM   TOW HAULAGE EQUIPMENT OUT OF SERVICE NOTICE NUMBER: SWL 20-17    TOAD SUCK FERRY LOCK (No. 8) NM 155.9   Tow haulage equipment at Toad Suck Ferry Lock (No. 8) NM 155.9 is out of service. Double cut tows will have to be locked the conventional way (without the…

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Navigation Notice: Arkansas River

MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM NOTICE NUMBER: SWL 20-16 SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSURES   The locks identified below will be closed during the specified dates to perform pull tests on the center post receivers. Due to some unknowns associated with the tests, adjustments in the schedule may be required. Date:            …

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Notice to Navigators

Marine Safety Information Bulletin Commandant MSIB Number: 08-20 U.S. Coast Guard Date: March 19, 2020 Commercial Regulations & Standards Directorate 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, STOP 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501 E-Mail: OutbreakQuestions@uscg.mil Novel Coronovirus – Mariner Credentials Extension of Merchant Mariner Credential Endorsements and Medical Certificates This MSIB provides guidance concerning mariner credentials…

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Navigation Notice: Arkansas River

LOCK REOPENED ARTHUR V. ORMOND (No. 9) NM 176.9 MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM NAVIGATION NOTICE: Number SWL 20-15 Effective Date: 03/23/20 Arthur V. Ormond Lock (No. 9) NM 176.9 has reopened to navigation traffic. Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office, at (501)…

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