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Navigation Notices

  • TD 2019-20, W.D. Mayo L&D No. 14 Closure

    DREDGING: W. D. MAYO L&D No. 14Lock Operations SuspendedDownstream Lock Approach: NM 319.5 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Lock Operations at W.D. Mayo L&D No. 14 are suspended from 0700 August 20 to 2400 August 23, 2019.  The Navigation Channel in the downstream approach has significant shoaling.  This closure will allow
  • TD 2019-18.1 Webbers Pool Reduction Admendment

    REDUCTION IN POOL ELEVATION: AMENDMENT 1WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA In support of the ongoing salvage operations, Webbers Falls L&D No. 16 has begun a reduction of pool elevation.  The pool will be lowered to elevation of 487 on or before Monday 19 August 2019.  Beginning Monday 19 August, the
  • TD 2019-19 Emergency Dredging

    Notification of Emergency Dredging:ROBERT S. KERR POOL No.15WEBBERS FALLS POOL No. 16McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Due to recent record floods, the Robert S. Kerr Pool No. 15 and Webbers Fall Pool No. 16 have experienced significant shoaling. The Navigation Channel in these areas is impassible. The U.S. Army Corps of
  • TD 2019-18, Webbers Falls Pool Reduction

    REDUCTION IN POOL ELEVATIONWEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA There is a high probability Webbers Falls L&D No. 16 will experience a pool elevation reduction early August 2019.  Obstructions from barge impacts prevent the complete closure of multiple spillway gates.  Extended high river flows and
  • TD 2019-17 SHOALING: WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16

    SHOALING: WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16Lock Approach: Downstream NM 366.4Webbers Falls L&D No. 16 has significant shoaling in the downstream lock approach. The Navigation Channel in this area is impassible. The Corpsof Engineers is continuing to collect data in this area and this Navigation Notice will be updated as more information becomes
  • TD 2019-16 Webbers Falls Shoaling

    SHOALING: WEBBERS FALLS POOL No. 16:  NM 380.0 to 381.0 and NM 374.0 to 375.0McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Webbers Fall Pool No. 16 has significant shoaling between NM 380.0 to 381.0.  The Navigation Channel in this area is impassible.  The Corps of Engineers Survey Crew is continuing to collect data in this area but
  • TD 2019-15 R.S. Kerr Shoaling

    SHOALING: R.S. KERR POOL No. 15:  NM 346.0 to 349.0McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA R.S. Kerr Pool No. 15 has significant shoaling between NM 346.0 to 349.0.  The Navigation Channel in this area is impassible.  The Corps of Engineers Survey Crew is continuing to collect data in this area but cannot yet verify either channel
  • TD 2019-14 W.D. Mayo L&D14, NM 319.6

    RESUME LOCK OPERATIONSW. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA W.D. Mayo L&D No. 14, NM 319.6 has resumed lock operations.  River conditions have receded and the lock is open to Navigation traffic. Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 14 for the latest information.  Questions or request for
  • TD 2019-13, L&D 17 & 18 Resume Operations

    RESUME LOCK OPERATIONSCHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4NEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Chouteau L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 and Newt Graham L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 have resumed lock operations.  River conditions have receded and the locks are open to Navigation traffic.  The locks are operational but the
  • TD 2019-12 Webbers Falls L&D 16 NM 366.6

    RESUME LOCK OPERATIONSWEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 366.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Lock operations at Webbers Falls L&D No. 16, NM 366.6 have been resumed.  River conditions have receded and the lock is open to Navigation traffic.  Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 16 for the latest information. 

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

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