Red River Dredge & Lock 1 (update)

Dredge Update


Dredge Allison Crosby is dredging at Mile 39. Next assignment mile 33.7. They will be clearing the channel every 6 hours (7 am - 1:00 pm - 7 pm - 1:00 am) to allow tows to pass.


Red River Lock 1 Closure


Attached is the Vicksburg District News Release Information for the Lock 1 closure.


* It will fully close to navigation on Tuesday, 30 August 2022.

* This is the same date Old River Lock will fully close to navigation.

* There will be daylight closures 15 to 30 August to prepare and hopefully reduce the full closure time. * The lock will temporarily reopen Sept. 29–Oct. 13 to allow traffic to pass. * Users need to be prepared to get tows in and out during this opening.

* The Lock will close to navigation October 14 – November 12.


* The Lock should open 12 November assuming NO MAJOR DEFICIENCIES ARE FOUND.


Lock 1 Closure News Release June 2022

Richard Brontoli, Executive Director
Red River Valley Association