Notice to Navigators: Columbia River

 

AMENDMENT TO NAVIGATION NOTICE 18889, 22-12,
INCREASED LOCKAGE TIME AT MCNARY NAVIGATION LOCK

 

Notice number: 18966/18889-1/ 22-12a
Date:  03/14/2022 07:00 thru 03/15/2022

Project staff at the McNary Lock and Dam must perform testing of dewatering pumps from 0700 14 March 2022 to 1700 15 March 2022.  This testing could not be performed during the recent lock maintenance outage as the lock was un-watered at that time.  During this timeframe, lockages are predicted to require up to one hour to complete.  All pump testing is now complete and the navigation lock is returned to full service.

Project affected:  McNary Lock and Dam, located at Columbia River Mile 292.

For additional information contact the McNary Chief Operator at 541-922-2231, Call Sign: WUJ41 or NWW Operations Division at (509) 527-7364

 

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Kenny Koebberling
Navigation Business Line Manager
Walla Walla District

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INCREASED LOCKAGE TIME AT MCNARY NAVIGATION LOCK

 

Notice Number: 18889
Date: 03/14/2022 07:00 thru 03/15/2022

 

Project staff at the McNary Lock and Dam must perform testing of dewatering pumps from 0700 14 March 2022 to 1700 15 March 2022.  This testing could not be performed during the recent lock maintenance outage as the lock was un-watered at that time.  During this timeframe, lockages are predicted to require up to one hour to complete.

Project affected:  McNary Lock and Dam, located at Columbia River Mile 292.

For additional information contact the McNary Chief Operator at 541-922-2231, Call Sign: WUJ41 or NWW Operations Division at (509) 527-7364

 

//signed//

Kenny Koebberling
Navigation Business Line Manager
Walla Walla District