MKARNS - Lock 1 Locking Instructions Update
Notice number: SWL 22-41
Date: 8/22/2022 - until further notice
SPECIAL LOCKING INSTRUCTIONS-UPDATE
NORRELL LOCK (No. 1) NM 10.3
MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM
The landside/long wall coffer boxes are scheduled to be installed downstream and upstream of the miter gate recesses at Norrell Lock (No. 1) NM 10.3, beginning Aug 22. Mariners are advised to avoid contact with the coffer boxes. All up-bound tows must stop along the long wall, no further than the last ladder recess before the downstream coffer box and transition to the river side/short wall prior to lockage. All downbound tows must stop along the long wall, no further than the last ladder recess before the upstream coffer box and transition to the river side/short wall prior to lockage. All vessels are to exercise caution to safely transit by the coffer boxes. These locking instructions replace the locking instructions specified in Nav Notice SWL 22-36 and will remain in place until further notice.
Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5096, or you may email CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil.
Christopher B. Roark
Chief, Operations Division