USCG: Advisory Van Buren Railroad Bridge NM 300.8

Mariners are advised that crews will be conducting rehabilitation work on the Van Buren Railroad Drawbridge (NM 300.8) on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. During this time, the bridge will remain in the lowered position. Mariners should contact the onsite workboat, M/V Sir Dolan, on VHF-FM channel 16 or onsite…

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MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-28 Lock 13 Intermittent Delays

Navigation Notice: 206355/SWL 24-28 Date: 03/19/2024 12:00 thru 03/19/2024 22:00 Mariners should expect to experience intermittent delays at James W. Trimble Lock (No. 13) NM 292.8 on March 19, 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 24-06, 15 Mar 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 24-26 Lock 10 Reopened

Notice Number: 24-27 Date: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The electrical issue at Dardanelle Lock (No. 10) NM 205.5 was repaired and the Lock is currently open to traffic. 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 CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil. //signed// (for)…

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MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-26 Lock 10 Unscheduled Closure

Notice Number: 206326/ SWL 24-26 Date: 03/11/2024 05:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Dardanelle Lock (No. 10) NM 205.5 is currently closed to traffic due to an electrical issue. Crews are currently enroute to troubleshoot and repair the issue. A subsequent navigation notice will be distributed when the Lock is back in service. Questions or requests…

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MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 24-25 Solar Eclipse Advisory NM 100 to NM 300

Notice Number: 206322/SWL 24-25 Date: 04/03/2024 05:00 thru 04/09/2024 04:45 Mariners are advised to exercise caution on Monday April 8, 2024 when transiting the area between NM 100 and NM 300 on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. It is anticipated there will be a higher volume than normal of recreational vessels in the area,…

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