Closure of Harvey Lock

Effective immediately and continuing until further notice, Harvey Lock is closed to marine traffic due to risk from reverse head conditions as a result of low water levels on the Mississippi River.

Algiers Lock can be used as an alternate route.

The Lockmaster at Harvey Lock, Greg Desselles, can be reached at 504-366-4683 for up-to-date information (lock wall number is 504-366-5187). The points of contact with the New Orleans District are Vic Landry at 504-862-2407 and Robert Swayze at 504-862-2060.

Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division