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.

Dam discharge:  140’,   Lower Gage: 35.3'

Maintenance Bulkheads have been removed from the Main Chamber, lock being readied to resume operations.

Anticipate lockage delays in the Auxiliary Chamber until replacement of the miter gate sill is completed.