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Navigation Notices

  • TD 2020-10 Notice of Potential Delays W.D. Mayo L&D 14

    NOTICE OF POTENTIAL DELAYS DURING INSPECTION ACTIVITIES W. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Mariners can expect delays 5 - 6 August 2020 at W. D. Mayo L&D No. 14 as survey crews perform underwater inspections of the Lock, Dam, and Spillways.  Delays of up to four hours or longer between 0730 and
  • TD 2020-9 Notice of Potential Lock Delays, L&D 18 & LD 17

    NOTICE OF POTENTIAL LOCK DELAYSNEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6CHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Mariners can expect delays 28 July to 1 August 2020 at Newt Graham L&D No. 18 and Chouteau L&D No. 17 as survey crews perform underwater inspections of the Lock, Dam, and Spillways.  Newt Graham L&D
  • TD 2020-8, R.S. Kerr Shoaling

    SHOALING: R.S. KERR POOL No. 15: NM 348.3 to 348.6 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Robert S. Kerr Pool No. 15 has significant shoaling between NM 348.3 and 348.6.  Vessels should favor the red line while transiting this area.Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 15 for the latest information.  Questions or
  • TD 2020-7, Chouteau L&D 17 Closures

    NOTICE OF LOCK CLOSURECHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Chouteau L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below:5 May (0700) to 6 May 2020 (1200)Lock closed for electrical repairs/upgrades;12 May (0700) to 13 May 2020 (1200)Lock
  • TD 2020-6.1/SWL 20-18, Covid-19 Lock Protocol Changes Update

    McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation SystemCOVID-19: LOCK PROTOCOL CHANGES(Update to Navigation Notices SWL 20-13 and TD 2020-6) MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEMIn Reply Refer to: CESWL-OP                                          CESWT-OD-TCP. O. Box 867                                     1645 S. 101st E. AveLittle Rock, AR.
  • TD 2020-6, Covid -19 Lock Protocol

    COVID-19: LOCK PROTOCOL CHANGESMcCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, mariners are advised that crew changes and delivery of supplies will no longer be allowed at the locks.  Also, the physical exchange of trip tickets from crew members to lock staff members will not be allowed.  These
  • TD 2020-5 W.D. Mayo, Lock Operation During Dedging

    DREDGING: W. D. MAYO L&D No. 14Lock Operations Suspended During Daylight Hours:  Upstream and Downstream Lock Approach: NM 319.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Lock Operations at W.D. Mayo L&D No. 14 will be suspended during daylight hours  March 4 through 6, 2020.  Significant shoaling is present in both the upstream and
  • TD 2020-4, R.S. Kerr Pool Dredging Complete

    R.S. KERR POOL No. 15Dredging CompleteMcCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Dredging Operations in R.S. Kerr Pool No. 15 are complete.  The Navigation Pool will be maintained at Elevation 460.0.   Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 15 for the latest information.  Questions or request for additional information
  • TD 2020-3, Webbers Falls, Dredging

    DREDGING: WEBBERS FALLS POOL No. 16NM 380.0 to 381.0 (Salt Creek)McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Contractor dredging operations have begun near Salt Creek, Webbers Falls Pool No. 16 between NM 380.0 and NM 381.0.  Dredging is expected to last approximately two months, concluding in April 2020.  While dredging operations
  • TD 2020-2 Shoaling Newt Graham Pool 18

    SHOALING: Newt Graham Pool 18; NM 444.8 to 445.0 (Tulsa Port of Catoosa Entrance/Exit)McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Newt Graham Pool No. 18 has significant shoaling between NM 444.8 - 445.0.  Vessels should favor the green side upon entrance/exit to the Tulsa Port of Catoosa.  A deviation remains in effect holding the

Recreational Lockage Policy

Locking at 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 on the Oklahoma portion of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System is available to recreational boaters 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. 

Oklahoma Lock and Dam Phone numbers:

W. D. Mayo L&D 14.............(918) 962-3481
Robert S. Kerr L&D 15.........(918) 775-2091
Webbers Falls L&D 16.........(918) 489-5987
Chouteau L&D 17................(918) 687-4501
Newt Graham L&D 18..........(918) 543-2216

For additional information concerning Navigation issues contact:

Navigation Project Office
HC 61 BOX 238
SALLISAW OK 74955
Phone: (918) 775-4475

FOR ISSUES REGARDING RECREATION ALONG THE NAVIGATION SYSTEM PLEASE CLICK HERE AND GO TO OUR CONTACT A LAKE PAGE.