Notice of Emergency Closure: Newt Graham L&D 18, NM 421.6

Notice Number: 203447/TD 2023-12
Date: 08/17/2023 07:00 thru 08/17/2023 19:00

Mariners can expect a closure on August 17th at Newt Graham L&D 18 due to an emergency repair of a miter gate sector gear. The closure will be twelve hours between the hours of 0700 and 1900. Navigation traffic is asked to plan accordingly around this closure.

There are uncertainties in the amount of time the crew needs to complete their work as scheduled and unforeseen issues could require additional time. The tentative schedule is subject to change further and mariners are advised to stay up to date with the latest information and be advised further Navigation Notices will be released with all updates and changes. Waterway users are asked to check with Lock 18 for the latest information and should schedule their activities around this notice. Questions or request for additional information concerning this notice for Lock 18 should be directed to Mr. Kenneth Todd; Navigation Operations Manager: 918-687-4501 ext 4 or Mr. Jacob Simpson; Navigation Field Engineer: 918-430-4783.


Allen Ryan Chief, Operations