MKARNS-AR Channel Status Report 21-006 29 Mar 2021   Please click here to access the MKARNS Channel Status Report.   Gaines, Roderick S CIV USARMY CESWL (USA) Little Rock District USACE Roderick.S.Gaines@usace.army.mil

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NOTICE TO MARINERS ARKANSAS RIVER LNM 12-21   SECTION VII – GENERAL This section contains information of general concern to the Mariners. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.   MILE 127.0 – MILE 126.0 – PRIVATE AIDS TO NAVIGATION The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ADOT) has reported commencement of a bridge…

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USCG ADVISORY: CHANNEL CLOSURE I-430 BRIDGE NM 126.6 MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM   LOCAL NOTICE NUMBER:  SWL 21-08 EFFECTIVE DATE:  March 29, 2021   The U.S. Coast Guard has advised that the navigation channel will be closed under the I-430 Bridge, NM 126.6, from 7am to 7pm daily, 6 – 10 April. The closures…

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Old River Lock Closure   At this time Old River Lock will close on Monday, 5 April. Depending on progress it is uncertain that they will open for night traffic – plan on a 4 day closure starting 5 April. We will get updates next week if anything changes.   Beginning on 5 April 2021 and…

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EQUIPMENT TESING/PERIODIC CLOSURES Old River Lock   NOTICE NUMBER: 13633 LOCAL NUMBER: MVN 21-42 EFFECTIVE: 04/05/2021 00:00 thru 04/18/2021 23:59 CST   Tentatively beginning on 5 April 2021 and continuing until 18 April 2021, Old River Lock will periodically be closed to navigation for up to 4 days at a time to perform operational load…

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NOTICE OF POTENTIAL DELAYS DURING INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 368.9   NOTICE NUMBER: 13632 LOCAL NOTICE NUMBER:  TD 2021-04 EFFECTIVE DATE:  04/07/2021 07:00 thru 04/08/2021 17:00 CDT   Mariners can expect delays at Webbers Falls L&D No. 16 from 7 April through 8 April 2021 due to lock chamber…

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OLD RIVER LOCK   LOCAL NUMBER: MVN 21-42 Date: March 25, 2021   Tentatively beginning on 5 April 2021 and continuing until 18 April 2021, Old River Lock will periodically be closed to navigation for up to 4 days at a time to perform operational load tests on the newly installed Emergency Bulkhead Lowering Carriage…

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Red River New Navigation Graphic & River Levels   The Vicksburg District, water control office, has been working on something new; a Navigation Graphic for the Red River. The links below are updated hourly.   Red River Navigation Graphic   https://www.mvk-wc.usace.army.mil/plots/red_structures.png   Red River Basin Report   https://www.mvk-wc.usace.army.mil/redriver.htm   Water control is asking for feedback…

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Old River Lock Navigation Broadcast Update   Following is the latest update from Old River Lock:   Tentatively beginning on 5 April 2021 and continuing until 18 April 2021, Old River Lock will periodically be closed to navigation for up to 4 days at a time to perform operational load tests on the newly installed…

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  I-430 Bridge Above Little Rock   I received this information from the Coast Guard Bridge division about the I-430 bridge, mile 126 Arkansas River. The following are the Local Notices to Mariners that will be posted tomorrow: MILE 127.0 – MILE 126.0 – PRIVATE AIDS TO NAVIGATION The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ADOT) has…

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