Navigation Notice: Lower Mississippi River

OLD RIVER LOCK

 

LOCAL NUMBER: MVN 21-124
DATE: October 25, 2021

 

Commencing on or about 1 November 2021 and continuing through 12 November 2021, mariners will be subject to delays to navigation (up to 10 hours) at Old River Lock. The delays will occur during daylight hours (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and are necessary due to repairs to the Lock Emergency Bulkhead Lowering System.

 

Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to minimize wake and proceed with caution.

 

The Lockmaster, Anthony Lindsly, can be reached at (225) 492-3333 for up-to-date information. The point of contact with the New Orleans District is Russell Beauvais at (225) 492-2169 (Work) or (225) 202-3851 (Cell).

 

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MICHELLE C. DAIGLE
Acting Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division