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Navigation Notices

  • 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. 
  • TD 2019-11 R.S. Kerr L&D 15, NM 336.2

    RESUME LOCK OPERATIONSR.S. KERR L&D No. 15, NM 336.2McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Lock operations at R.S. Kerr L&D No. 15, NM 336.2 have been resumed.  River conditions have receded and the lock is open to Navigation traffic.  Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 15 for the latest information.  Questions or
  • TD 2019-10 R.S. Kerr & Webbers Falls L&D's

    SUSPENSE OF LOCK OPERATIONSR.S. KERR L&D No. 15, NM 336.2WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 366.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Lock operations at R.S. Kerr L&D No. 15, NM 336.2 and Webbers Falls L&D No. 16, NM 366.6 have been suspended due to high river flows.  The locks will reopen to Navigation traffic once flows recede and
  • TD 2019-9 W.D. Mayo & Chouteau Lock Operations

    SUSPENSE OF LOCK OPERATIONSW. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6CHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Lock operations at W.D. Mayo L&D No. 14, NM 319.6 and Chouteau L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 have been suspended due to high river flows.  The locks will reopen to Navigation traffic once flows recede and
  • TD 2019-6.1 Newt Graham L&D 18, Hydraulic Repairs

    HYDRAULIC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE/REPAIRSNEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 Repairs to the hydraulic system at Newt Graham L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 scheduled for 29 May 2019 have been completed.  The closure scheduled for 29 May 2019 from 0800 to 1830 is no longer required and the Lock will be open for Navigation. Waterway users are asked to check with Lock
  • TD 2019-8, Newt Graham L&D 18, Suspense of Lock Operations

    SUSPENSE OF LOCK OPERATIONSNEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Lock operations at Newt Graham L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 have been suspended due to high river flows.  The lock will reopen to Navigation traffic once flows recede.  Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 18 for the latest
  • TD 2019-7, W.D. Mayo L&D 14, Potential Delays

    NOTICE OF POTENTIAL DELAYS DURING INSPECTION ACTIVITIES W. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVERNAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Mariners can expect delays at W. D. MAYO L&D No. 14 NM 319.6 20 May through 24 May 2019 as repair crews complete inspections of Tainter Valve machinery.  Delays will primarily be weekdays from 0800 to 1530
  • TD 2019-6 Newt Graham L&D 18, NM 421.6, Closure

    HYDRAULIC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE/REPAIRSNEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Newt Graham L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 will be closed to navigation traffic 29 May 2019 from 0800 to 1830. The Lock will be closed for replacement of the upstream left wall lower hydraulic circuit and to repair piping leaks in the
  • TD 2019-5, Newt Graham L&D 18 & Chouteau L&D 17, Potential Delays

    NOTICE OF POTENTIAL DELAYS: UNDERWATER INSPECTIONS BY ROV NEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 and CHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA From 24 through 26 April 2019 from 0730 to 1730 Mariners can expect delays of up to four hours at Newt Graham L&D No. 18 or Chouteau L&D No. 17.  The Corps of Engineers

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.