Old River Lock Delays

Notice Number: 23-22
Date: 03/14/2023 thru 03/17/2023

Commencing on or about 14 March 2023 and continuing through 17 March 2023, mariners will be subject to intermittent delays to navigation (up to 12 hours) at Old River Lock. The delays will occur during daylight hours between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

The delays are necessary due to testing of the Lock Crane and Emergency Bulkhead System. The work will be performed by Lock Personnel and a U.S. Government Contractor.

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


Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division