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TD 2019-6 Newt Graham L&D 18, NM 421.6, Closure

Published May 6, 2019

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE/REPAIRS

NEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6

McCLELLAN-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 upstream Control Shelter. 

 

All work is expected to be completed as scheduled.  However, unforeseen issues could require additional time.  Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 18 for the latest information.  Questions or request for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to Mr. Chad Kepke; Navigation Operation Manager:  918-687-4501 ext 2 or Mr. Vic Heister; Navigation Field Engineer:  918-669-7244.


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.