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  • TD 2022-6.1, Newt Graham L&D 18, Notice of Daily Closures

    NOTICE OF DAILY CLOSURES DURING DIVING ACTIVITIESNEWT GRAHAM L&D No.18, NM 421.5 Reference Navigation Notice : 19406. Mariners can expect daily closures from April 27th thru May 7th at Newt Graham L&D 18. Daily shut down will be eight hours between the hours of 0800 and 1600 while the inspections are in progress. Dive work will be performed
  • TD 2022-6, Newt Graham L&D 18, NM 421.5, Notice of Daily Closures

    NOTICE OF DAILY CLOSURES DURING DIVING ACTIVITIESNEWT GRAHAM L&D No.18, NM 421.5Reference Navigation Notice: 19406. Mariners can expect daily closures from April 26th thru April 30th at Newt Graham L&D 18. The flows are too great at other locks for the diving contractor and they are changing their schedule to begin their diving work at Newt Graham
  • TD2022-5, Notice of Small Crafts, NM 436.6 to NM 444.8

    NOTICE OF SMALL CRAFTS USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING NM 436.6 to NM 444.8The University of Tulsa rowing team is hosting a race on Friday, April 30th. The approximate location will be a 2000 meter race course marked between NM 441 (just below I-44 Bridge) and NM 444.2. The teams plan on being in the water as early as 0730 and the event is planned to
  • TD2022-4, Chouteau Pool 17, Notice of Encroachment

    NOTICE OF ENCROACHMENT: SAILING INSTRUCTIONSCHOUTEAU POOL No. 17 NM 401.5 to 403.5.Chouteau Pool No. 17 has slight encroachment along the left descending bank between NM 401.5 to 403.5.  Mariners should favor the green side until further notice.Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 17 for the latest information.  Questions or request for
  • TD 2022-3, Chouteau L&D 17, Potential Hazard Downstream Guardwall Damage

    NOTICE OF DAMAGE AND POTENTIAL HAZARD:DOWNSTREAM GUARDWALL ARMOR CHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 Mariners are advised to use caution when transitioning around the downstream miter gate recess area due to damage and missing armor on the left descending wall. A 6-foot section of steel armor plating is missing and the protection for the concrete corner
  • TD 2022-2 , W.D. Mayo to Newt Graham L&D, Notice of Daily Closures During Diving Activities

    NOTICE OF DAILY CLOSURES DURING DIVING ACTIVITIESW.D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 318.6 to NEWT GRAHAM L&D No.18, NM 422.6Mariners can expect daily closures from April 26th thru May 18th along the Tulsa District section of the MKARNS. A contractor will be conducting diving operations at all five locks from W. D. Mayo L&D No. 14 to Newt Graham L&D No. 18.
  • TD 2022-1, Chouteau L&D 18 NM 401.4, Upstream Guardwall Armor

    Notice of Damage and Potential Hazard: Upstream Guardwall ArmorChouteau L&D No. 18, NM 401.4The upstream guardwall is damaged near the miter gate recess.  The steel amor plate protecting the corner has been damaged and it had to be removed,  The concrete is now fully exposed.  Until the repair can be made, Mariners should use caution when
  • TD 2021-9-1, W.D. Mayo L&D 14, Notice of Potential Delays

    NOTICE OF POTENTIAL DELAYS: REPAIRS TO UP STREAM PROTECTION CELL AND MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES W. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA                     Mariners can expect delays at W.D. Mayo L&D No. 14, NM 319.6 from 0700 to 1730 on 30
  • TD 2021-12-1, Webbers Falls L&D 16, Notice of Potential Delays

    NOTICE OF POTENTIAL DELAYS: REPAIRS TO UPSTREAM GUARDWALL WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 368.9 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA                     Mariners can expect delays at Webbers Falls L&D No. 16 from 30 September through 30 October 2021 due to repairs to the upstream
  • TD 2021-12, Webbers Falls L&D 16, Notice of Potential Delays

    NOTICE OF POTENTIAL DELAYS: REPAIRS TO UPSTREAM GUARDWALLWEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 368.9McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Mariners can expect delays at Webbers Falls L&D No. 16 from 13 September through 4 October 2021 due to repairs to the upstream guardwall.  Construction crews may be encountered during daylight hours. 

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.