Unscheduled Closure: Meldahl Lock & Dam

Please see attached and below lock que and lock information for Meldahl lock. Lock is currently on stall due to heavy drift in upper and lower approaches. Industry is assisting lock personnel in clearing approaches will advise as updates become available.

Meldahl L/D, Ohio River, Main Lock Lower Miter Gate inspection dewatering. Auxiliary Chamber is available.

Auxiliary Lock stoppage due to drift since 5 April 2024. 20 Upbound and 5 downbound tows in queue.

Dam discharge: ALL OUT, Lower Gage: 49.2'

Main Chamber flood out as of 2 April PM high water event.

Anticipate lockage delays in the Auxiliary Chamber until replacement of the miter gate sill is completed.