Floodgate Closure: Brazos River Floodgates, TX
Notice Number: 202337-1/202390_202337-1_NTN-04_GI_BRF_2023-03
Date: 04/11/2023 00:00 thru 04/22/2023 00:00
SITUATION: NAVIGATIONAL RESTRICTIONS
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Vicksburg dive team will be performing operations at the Brazos River Floodgates. Vicksburg dive team will continue power blasting marine growth off gates and examine damage on the north sector gate on the west side. Also, conduct inspections at both East and West Floodgates. This work will require closure of the Locks during the designated periods of work. Work will be performed on weekends and holidays.
Work will take place from 11 April 2023 through 22 April 2023, 7:00 a.m. (0700 Hrs.) to 7:00 p.m. (1900 Hrs.).
Mariners should contact the Lock Master at (979) 233-1251 to confirm the closure time so as to minimize their delay.
The Lock Master will be knowledgeable of the exact closure times 24 hrs. in advance of closure.
Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.
Chief, Operations Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Galveston District