NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
NOTICE NUMBER: 2020-011
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
EFFECTIVE: 09/25/20 17:00 thru UNTIL CLEARED
MOORE HAVEN LOCK & DAM
VEGETATION BLOCKING LAKESIDE ACCESS TO LOCK
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 the lakeside/rim canal approach to the Moore Haven Lock is currently obstructed by floating vegetation. These vegetation islands are normal as lake level rises. The Corps of Engineers is working to clear the blockage as quickly as possible at which time the lock will reopen to navigation.
For daily updated reports of progress please see our website at: http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml
2. Point of contact is Gary Hipkins at 863-983-8101, or call the Moore Haven lock operators on duty at 863-662-9533 or 863-946-0414.
Chief Navigation & Flood Risk Management
South Florida Operations