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Navigation Notices

  • TD 2018-13 R.S. Kerr Maintenance Closures

    SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSURESR.S. KERR L&D No. 15, NM 336.2McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA SUPERSEDES NAVIGATION NOTICES TD 2018-11, TD 2018-11.1 and TD 2018-11.2 The lock will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below: 10 September (0700) to 11 September 2018 (1200)Lock closed for
  • TD 2018-12 Chouteau Maintenance Closures

    MAINTENANCE REPAIRSCHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Mariners are advised that Chouteau L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 will be closed for maintenance repairs on the following schedule:                 12 September 2018         0700 to 1730                 13 September 2018         0700 to 1730 All work is
  • TD 2018-11 Amendment 2 to Closure Dates

    R.S. KERR L&D No. 15, NM 336.2McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA The lock will be open 5-6 September 2018 from 0700 to 1200   The lock will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below: 10-11 September 2018   0700 to 1200       Lock closed for electrical repairs/upgrades to lock
  • TD 2018-11 Amendment to Closure Dates

    SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSURESR.S. KERR L&D No. 15, NM 336.2McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA R.S. Kerr L&D No. 15 NM 336.2 will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below: 5-6 September 2018       0700 to 1200       Electrical repairs to the downstream lock controls 12-13 September 2018  
  • TD 2018-11 R.S. Kerr L&D Closure Schedule

    SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSURESR.S. KERR L&D No. 15, NM 336.2McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA R.S. Kerr L&D No. 15 NM 336.2 will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below: 5 September 2018           0700 to 2400       Electrical repairs to the downstream lock controls 12 September
  • TD 2018-10 Chouteau and Webbers Falls Maintenance Repairs

    MAINTENANCE REPAIRSCHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4WEBBERS FALLS L&D No. 16, NM 366.6McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Mariners are advised that Chouteau L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 and Webbers Falls L&D No. 16, NM 366.6 will be closed for maintenance repairs on the following schedule:   14 August 2018                Chouteau L&D No.
  • TD 2018-9 Closure Notice Update

    Maintenance crews completed the required repairs to the locks hydraulic system.  The closure is cancelled for 26 July 2018 and the lock has returned to normal operation. 
  • TD 2018-9 Chouteau L&D NM 401.4

    HYDRAULIC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE/REPAIRSCHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Chouteau Lock and Dam No. 17, N.M. 401.4 will have daily closures 24, 25, and 26 July 2018 from 0700 to 1730 while maintenance crews make repairs to the locks hydraulic system.   Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No.
  • TD 2018-8 Pool 18 Notice of Construction NM 426.6

    NAVIGATION NOTICE: TD 2018-8CAUTION ADVISORY NM 426.6 - NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIESMcCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Mariners are advised that construction of water inlet and outlet channels in the vicinity of NM 426.6 is scheduled to begin 23 July 2018 and conclude by 23 November 2018.  The activities will be on the
  • TD 2018-7 Pool 16, NRM 395.2 Activities

    NOTICE OF PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING NM 395.2 McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA Construction is in process to bore and install a pipeline under the Verdigris River near NM 395.2.  During this time, the Contractor will have pumps and associated intake pipes in or near the river.  The

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.