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Navigation Notices

  • TD 2021-1.1, W.D. Mayo & Webbers Falls Lock Closures

    NOTICE OF LOCK CLOSUREW. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 366.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVERNAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMAW. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6 will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below:2 June (0700) to 3 June 2021 (1200)Lock closed for electrical repairs/upgrades;9 June
  • TD 2021-1, W.D. Mayo & Webbers Falls Lock Closures

    NOTICE OF LOCK CLOSUREW. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 392.0WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 450.0McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVERNAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMAW. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 392 will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below:2 June (0700) to 3 June 2021 (1200)Lock closed for electrical repairs/upgrades;9 June
  • TD 2020-12, R.S. Kerr Pool 15 Shoaling

    SHOALING: R.S. KERR POOL No. 15NM 355.1 to 355.7 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Robert S. Kerr Pool No. 15 has significant shoaling between NM 355.1 and 355.7.  Vessels should favor the green line and navigate by physical buoy location. Electronic navigation charts for this area are not accurate and will be updated to
  • TD 2020-11, W.D. Mayo Lock Closure

    NOTICE OF LOCK CLOSURE 24 & 25 AUGUST DURING DIVE OPERATIONS W. D. MAYO L&D No. 14, NM 319.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVERNAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMAW. D. Mayo L&D No. 14 will be closed to Navigation traffic on 24 August from the hours of 0700-1730 and 25 August from 0700-1230 as divers repair the downstream bubbler system and perform underwater
  • 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

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.