Notice to Navigators: Illinois River
Lockport Lock Flow Increase & Restrictions
Jeremy “Shot” Tardy
Western Rivers Boat Management, Inc.
At time 0500 on 17 February 2021, the flow at Lockport Lock is now 9500 CFS. Lockport restrictions are in place until the flow drops below 7000 CFS. Lockport restrictions are unable to pull cuts from double lockages northbound or southbound until flow drops below 7,000 CFS.
Coast guard has been notified of these changes and restrictions too.
Lock and Dam Operator
P: (815) 838-0536
F: (815) 838-1309