Navigation Notice: Arkansas River

LOCK CLOSURE NOTICE
NORRELL LOCK (No. 1) NM 10.3
JOE HARDIN LOCK (No. 3) NM 50.2
MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM

 

LOCAL NOTICE NUMBER:  SWL 22-04
DATE:  February 04, 2022

 

Closures are scheduled for Norrell Lock (No. 1) NM 10.3 and Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3) NM 50.2 during the dates and times indicated below.

 

The closures at Lock 1 are for installing temporary cofferboxes, concrete saw-cutting of the lock walls and other work related to the new dewatering stoplog slots near the upstream and downstream miter gates. Tow width restrictions will be in place as indicated below and no lockages will be allowed outside the specified times.

 

The closures at Lock 3 are for the lock dewatering and preparatory inspections prior to the dewatering.

 

Mariners are advised to contact the locks prior to arrival, for specific instructions on how to proceed for safe lockage. During this time, the availability of the Lock 1 tow haulage system may be intermittent.

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.

 

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Christopher B. Roark
Chief, Operations Division