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TD 2019-24 Newt Graham Small Craft Notice

Published Oct. 24, 2019

NOTICE OF “SMALL CRAFTS”

 

USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING NM 441.3 to NM 444.0

 

McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER

NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA

 

 

The University of Tulsa Women’s Rowing Team will be hosting the Tulsa Fall Invitational Regatta on November 1st and 2nd.    

 

During this racing event, there will be a large number of small craft in a concentrated area within the navigation channel.  Approximate location, the race course is marked between NM441.3 (Timber Ridge Green day beacon) and NM444.0.  Safety Launches monitor channel 16 closely for barge traffic moving into the area and suspend racing anytime a tow is visible, all rowing crews will move to the shore and wait for the vessel to pass safely. 

 

Mariners are advised to use extreme caution when transiting this area during the event times are listed below:

 

Tulsa Fall Invitational Regatta                 Friday 01 November 2019 from 1430-1730

                                                                     Saturday 02 November 2019 from 0800-1030

 

Waterway users are asked to check with Newt Graham Lock and Dam 18 for the latest information concerning these events at 543-2216 ext 1.  Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to Mr. Kenneth Todd; Navigation Operations 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.