Lock Closure: Marseilles Lock RM 244.6

Notice Number: 202557/IW 23-202557
Date: 06/01/2023 06:00 thru 09/30/2023 18:30

Marseilles Lock, River Mile 244.6 will be closed from 0600 hrs. on Thursday, 1 June 2023 until 1830 hrs. on Saturday, 30 September 2023.

This closure is required as part of the 2023 Illinois Waterway Consolidated Lock Closures. The purpose of the closure is to facilitate the installation of a new electrical crossover required for a future electrical rehabilitation. Work also being accomplished includes miter gate machinery pit modifications, rehabilitation of filling/emptying valves, concrete repairs and and corner armor repairs.

Towboat operators are requested NOT to tie up on the guidewalls during this closure period.

Please contact the lock at 815-795-2593 or on channel 14 for assistance.


Douglas Morgan
Chief of Locks and Dams
Illinois Waterway Project