Restricted Locking: Schooner Bayou Control Structure

Notice Number: 203350/MVN 23-99
Date: 08/04/2023 06:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Commencing at 6:00 a.m. on 4 August 2023 and continuing until further notice, mariners are advised that Schooner Bayou Control Structure will go into a restricted locking procedure because of low water and high salinity.

The restricted procedure will consist of locking vessels starting at 6:00 a.m., every 2 hours on the even hours, until 6:00 p.m. every day.

Only outboards and light vessels will be locked through the structure. All tows must use Leland Bowman Lock as an alternate route.


Chief, Technical Support Branch
Operations Division