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TD 2019-23 Chouteau Pool Sailing Instructions

Published Oct. 2, 2019

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: CHOUTEAU POOL No. 17: NM 421.0 to 421.3

McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA

Chouteau Pool No. 17 has significant shoaling between NM 421.0 to 421.3.  This area is not marked at this time.  Run the green line NM 421.0 to 421.3 and stay 15’ off the end of long wall upon entrance and/ or exit into Lock 18.

This Navigation Notice will be updated as more information becomes available.  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. Kenneth Todd; Navigation Operation Manager:  918-687-4501 x2 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.