THAD COCHRAN LOCK AND DAMAMORY, MS RIVER MILE 371.1

Notice Number: 24-24
Date: 02/19/2024 thru 02/21/2024

Due to a recent bearing failure in the upper land-wall sector gear at Thad Cochran Lock, the facility will be open to traffic during scheduled daylight hours only beginning Monday, 19-FEB-2024. The reduced schedule is projected to last thru Wednesday, 21-FEB-2024. The pre-scheduled times for lockages will be 0800, 1200, and 1600 hours. Beginning Thursday, 22-FEB-2024, the lock will temporarily shut down to replace the necessary components. This closure is expected to last approximately three to five days. For updates on the ongoing work or to schedule a lockage, mariners may reach out to the lock via marine radio on channel 16 or telephone at 662-256-4051. A follow-up notice to navigation will be published once repairs are complete and the lock returns to normal operating schedule.

For any additional information please contact Roger Wilson, Jr. at the Tennessee-Tombigbee Project Management Office at (662) 245-5500.

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Herbert M. Bullock
Chief, Navigation Section