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TD 2019-21.1 R.S. Kerr Sailing Line Amendment

Published Nov. 1, 2019

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS: R.S. KERR POOL No. 15

NM 346.0 to 349.0; NM 355.0 to 356.0 and NM 366.0 to 366.3

 

McCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM, OKLAHOMA

 

R.S. Kerr Pool No. 15 has significant shoaling between NM 346.0 to 349.0, NM 355.0 to 356.0 and NM 366.0 to 366.3.  These areas have been marked with buoys, see below for sailing instructions. 

•     NM 345.9 to 346.7 – Run red line (half channel width);

•     NM 347.2 to 348.1 – Run green line (half channel width);

•     NM 348.1 to 348.9 – Dredging completed.  Alternate route abandoned.  Full normal channel width available.

 

•     NM 355.0 to 356.0 – Buoys have been set full channel width available between buoys. 

 

•     NM 366.0 to 366.3 – Run green line upon entrance/ exit to Lock 16.  No up bound double lockage’s until further notice.

 

The Corps has repositioned buoys in these areas.  This Navigation Notice will be updated as more information becomes available.  Waterway users are asked to check with Lock No. 15 for the latest information.  Questions or request for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to Mr. Robert Steiner; Navigation Operation Manager:  918-775-4475 ext 5833 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.