Notice to Navigators: Illinois River

Lockport Lock Flow Increase & Restrictions




Jeremy “Shot” Tardy
Western Rivers Boat Management, Inc.
Office:  270.444.4772
Mobile:  270.933.8056



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.


Ty Cobb
Lock and Dam Operator
P: (815) 838-0536
F: (815) 838-1309