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Notice to Navigation: 2019-003 REV 1 St. Lucie Lock & Dam Width Restriction - call ahead to pass through

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date: 02//11/2019
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER: 003 Revision #1
LOCAL NUMBER:2019003 Revision1
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY

EFFECTIVE: 02/08/2019 00:00 thru UNTIL REPAIRED
POC:  http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Navigation/NoticestoNavigation.aspx

OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY 
ST. LUCIE LOCK & DAM WIDTH RESTRICTION

REFERENCE: 
a.     
33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters
 
1. Notice to Navigation

Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is advising commercial and recreational vessels that there is a 22 foot width restriction for vessels wanting to pass through the St. Lucie Lock & Dam. This restriction is due to an equipment failure. Maintenance staff is working diligently to repair issue. All vessels below restriction limit will be able to pass through as normal. REVISION #1: Vessels wider than 22 feet will be able to pass but must call 772-287-2665 prior to arrival in order for operators to manually open the affected gate (please call at least 30 minutes in advance of arrival).

For daily updated lake and route depths please see our website at: http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml

Point of contact is Gary Hipkins at 863-983-8101.

/signed/
Gary L. Hipkins
Chief Navigation & Flood Risk Management
South Florida Operations

Navigation Depths

For daily updated lake and route depths please see our web site at: http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml

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Contact Lock Operator

W.P. Franklin Lock          239-694-5451

Ortona Lock                     863-675-0616

Moore Haven Lock          863-946-0414

Port Mayaca Lock           561-924-2858

St. Lucie Lock                  772-287-2665

Canaveral Lock               321-783-5421