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TD 2019-13, L&D 17 & 18 Resume Operations

Published June 12, 2019

RESUME LOCK OPERATIONS

CHOUTEAU L&D No. 17, NM 401.4

NEWT GRAHAM L&D No. 18, NM 421.6

 

McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA

 

Chouteau L&D No. 17, NM 401.4 and Newt Graham L&D No. 18, NM 421.6 have resumed lock operations.  River conditions have receded and the locks are open to Navigation traffic.  The locks are operational but the grounds will be temporarily closed to public visitors due to safety concerns.

Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 17 or 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.