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Navigation Notices

  • TD 2024-3-3, Channel Open at HWY 62 Bridge

    NOTICE OF RIVER OPEN TO NAVIGATION, USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRANSITTING NM392.4 TO NM392.7 DUE TO ONGOING DEBRIS REMOVAL EFFORTS AT HIGHWAY 62 BRIDGERiver traffic is open to navigation; however, mariners are advised to use extreme caution when transiting NM392.4 to NM392.7 while construction crews continue with debris removal operations. Mariners
  • TD 2024-3-2 Notice of River Closure HIGHWAY 62 BRIDGE NM 391-393

    Expiration date: 4/30/2024

    River traffic is closed to navigation from Mile Marker 391 to Mile Marker 393 in the vicinity of the HWY 62 Bridge in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
  • TD 2024-2 Obstructed Channel Highway 62 Bridge NM 387-397

    Expiration date: 4/30/2024

    NOTICE OF RIVER CLOSURE DUE TO OBSTRUCTED CHANNEL AT HIGHWAY 62 BRIDGE NM 387 TO 397
  • TD 2024-1, Webbers Falls Lock No. 16 Closure, August 26 - September 8, 2024

    Tulsa District is scheduling a maintenance closure of Webbers Falls L&D 16, 26 August through 8 September 2024 to inspect downstream miter gates. Intermittent delays, lasting a few hours at a time, will occur in the weeks preceding the closure as maintenance crews prepare the work site. Questions or requests for additional information concerning
  • TD 2023-14.1, Notice of Scheduled Lock Closure, Webbers Falls L&D 14

    NOTICE OF SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSUREWEBBERS FALLS L&D 16, NM 366.6Reference Notice Number : 201828.Crews will be completing work ahead of schedule at Webbers Falls Lock and Dam 16 and will reopen to traffic beginning on September 14th at 1700 hours.Waterway users are asked to check with Lock 16 for the latest information and should schedule their
  • TD 2023-14, Notice of Scheduled Lock Closure, Webbers Falls L&D 16

    NOTICE OF SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSUREWEBBERS FALLS L&D 16, NM 366.6 Reference Notice Number : 201828. Webbers Falls Lock 16 will be closed to navigation traffic for one week from September 11th - September 17th, 2023. Crews will be dewatering the downstream center post receiver inspection. The Lock closure will begin at 0700 on September 11 and continue
  • TD 2023-13, Construction Closure, Newt Graham L&D 18

    NOTICE OF CLOSURE POOL 18, NM 431.6USCG Western Rivers Bridge Branch is initiating a channel closure for Pool 18 at NM 431.6 of the MKARNS at the US 412 Bridges from 7 A.M. to 5 P.M. on August 17, 2023 to help accommodate an ODOT construction project.Mariners are advised to stay up to date with the latest information and be advised further
  • TD 2023-12, Emergency Closure, Newt Graham L&D 18

    NOTICE OF EMERGENCY CLOSURE NEWT GRAHAM L&D 18, NM 421.6Mariners can expect a closure on August 17th at Newt Graham L&D 18 due to an emergency repair of a miter gate sector gear. The closure will be twelve hours between the hours of 0700 and 1900. Navigation traffic is asked to plan accordingly around this closure.There are uncertainties in the
  • TD 2023-11, Notice of Daily Delay, Newt Graham L&D 18

    NOTICE OF DAILY DELAY DURING INSPECTION ACTIVITIESNEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6Mariners can expect daily delays from August 8th thru August 10th at Newt Graham L&D 18 due to inspection activities. Daily delay will be eight and a half hours between the hours of 0700 and 1530 while inspections are in progress. Navigation traffic is asked to plan
  • TD 2023-10.1 Amendment, Notice of Daily Delay, Chouteau L&D 17

    NOTICE OF DAILY DELAY DURING INSPECTION ACTIVITIESCHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4Mariners can expect daily delays from August 21st thru August 23rd at Chouteau L&D 17 due to inspection activities. Daily delay will be eight and a half hours between the hours of 0700 and 1530 while inspections are in progress. Navigation traffic is asked to plan

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.