FLOOD GATES CLOSURE
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
Brazos River Flood Gates, Texas

 

NOTICE NUMBER: 12891
EFFECTIVE: 07/20/2020 00:00 thru 08/05/2020 23:59 CST

 

SITUATION: NAVIGATIONAL RESTRICTIONS US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Vicksburg dive team will perform diving operations at the Brazos River Floodgates to conduct inspections at both East and West Floodgates. This work will require closure of the Locks during the designated periods of work.

 

Work will take place Tuesday, 01 December 2020 through Thursday, 03 December 2020, 7:00 a.m. (0700 Hrs.) to 7:00 p.m. (1900 Hrs.).

 

COOPERATION SOLICITED:

 

  • Mariners should contact the Lock Master at (979) 233-1251 to confirm the closure time so as to minimize their delay.
  • The Lock Master will be knowledgeable of the exact closure times 24 hrs. in advance of closure.
  • Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.

 

//signed//

 

Chris Frabotta Chief, Operations Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Galveston District
409-766-3071
Chris.C.Frabotta@usace.army.mil