USCG: Ohio River High Water Action

Due to high water at the Cincinnati gauge being 45 feet or greater, a regulated navigation area is in effect in the Cincinnati Harbor from MI 466.0 to 473.0. Entry into the zone by all D/B vessels towing cargoes regulated by Title 46 CFR Subchapter D and O with a tow length exceeding 600 feet,…

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HDWA High Water Call

All We will have a call today at 1400 EST to discuss Meldahl Lock along with navigation conditions throughout the Ohio River for this high water event. (412) 430-0330 Code 422820 Please be on if you can. V/r (more…)

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Meldahl Lock Update April 12

12 April 2024 Meldahl L/D, Ohio River, Main Lock Lower Miter Gate inspection dewatering. Auxiliary Chamber is available. 14 Lockages performed. Average delay (for tows locked in the last 24 hours) 56 hours 56 minutes. 15 Upbound and 9 downbound tows in queue. Locking sequence is 3 Up and 6 Down. M/V Jincy is the…

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Meldahl L&D Update

Meldahl L/D,  Ohio River,  Main Lock Lower Miter Gate inspection dewatering.  Auxiliary Chamber is available. 13 Lockages performed.   Average delay (for tows locked in the last 24 hours)  109 hours 01 minutes.  15 Upbound and 9 downbound tows in queue. Locking sequence is 3 Up and 3 Down.  M/V Marathon is the first downbound lockage.…

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Cannelton Locks and Dam Lock Chamber Closure Ohio River Mile 720.7

Navigation Notice: 206657/2024-005 Date: 05/02/2024 04:00 thru 06/07/2024 04:00 Cannelton Locks and Dam (Ohio River Mile 720.7): The Auxiliary (600 ft) Chamber will be closed from 02 May through 07 June 2024 for the Heavy Capacity Fleet to make repairs to the Emergency Gate. All traffic will pass through the Primary (1200 ft) Chamber during…

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Unscheduled Closure: Meldahl Lock & Dam

Please see attached and below lock que and lock information for Meldahl lock. Lock is currently on stall due to heavy drift in upper and lower approaches. Industry is assisting lock personnel in clearing approaches will advise as updates become available. Meldahl L/D, Ohio River, Main Lock Lower Miter Gate inspection dewatering. Auxiliary Chamber is…

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USCG: Wicket Raising Operations (OHRM 964.4)

Due to receding river levels, Olmstead Lock and Dam Ohio River Mile Marker 964.4 will begin wicket raising operations on 25 Mar 2024. The navigation Lane will be shifted from the navigation pass to the lock chambers. Tow sizes through the lock chambers are as follows: Down bound tow maximum dimensions will be 108′ x…

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MCALPINE LOCKS & DAM CHAMBER CLOSURE OHIO RIVER MILE 606.8

Notice Number: 206362/2024-004 Date: 04/22/2024 14:16 thru 05/03/2024 04:00 McAlpine Locks and Dam (Ohio River Mile 606.8): The South (Land) Chamber at McAlpine Locks and Dam will be closed to all navigation traffic on Monday, April 22, 2024, through Friday, May 3, 2024, to allow the Heavy Capacity Fleet (HCF) to perform repairs on an…

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