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TD 2019-8, Newt Graham L&D 18, Suspense of Lock Operations

Published May 21, 2019

SUSPENSE OF LOCK OPERATIONS

NEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6

McCLELLAN-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 information.  Questions or request for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to Mr. Chad Kepke; Navigation Operation Manager:  918-315-7051 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.