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Lightning strike affects operations at Canaveral Lock

A weekend lightning strike at Canaveral Lock will affect boating operations for the early part of this week. Operators with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be operating the lock on a restricted schedule. Locking operations will be conducted at the top of every hour between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. at the structure, located between the Banana River and Port Canaveral’s west turning basin along Florida’s Space Coast. The Corps advises boaters to plan for potential delays over the next three days, while repairs continue. [Read More]
Published: Jul-04-16

Corps completes repairs at Canaveral Lock

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has completed construction of new composite guide walls around Canaveral Lock located between the western turning basin of Port Canaveral and the Banana River. The Corps reduced operating hours to allow contractors space so they could safely build the walls. Completion of the work allows the Corps to resume locking vessels on demand between 6 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. seven days a week. [Read More]
Published: Jun-17-16

Corps reopens Canaveral Lock

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has reopened Canaveral Lock after a gate malfunction resulted in the temporary closure of the facility. [Read More]
Published: May-02-12

Corps temporarily closes Canaveral locks due to malfunction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has temporarily closed the Canaveral lock due to a malfunction with the gates. [Read More]
Published: May-01-12