Harvey Lock Closure
Notice Number: No.22-133
Date: Effective Immediately Until Further Notice
NAVIGATION BULLETIN NO. 22-133, 20 OCTOBER 2022, GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY - HARVEY LOCK (UPDATE)
Reference Navigation Bulletin No. 22-131, dated 19 October 2022, stating that Harvey Lock is locking through vessel traffic, which is only a temporary opportunity until the current cold front passes through the area, and the Harvey Canal gage equalizes with the Mississippi River.
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT HARVEY LOCK HAS 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.
MICHELLE C. DAIGLE
Chief, Technical Support Branch