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Notice to Navigation 2020-012: Moore Haven Lock resumes operations Oct. 7 2020

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date: 10/06/2020
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER:  2020-012
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
EFFECTIVE: 10/07/20

POC: http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Navigation/NoticestoNavigation.aspx

OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
MOORE HAVEN LOCK & DAM
MOORE HAVEN LOCK AND DAM RESUMES OPERATIONS OCT 7 2020

REFERENCE:

a. 33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters

1. Notice to Navigation

The Moore Haven Lock and Dam will resume operations on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 for normal business hours from 0700 - 1700 with the last lockage beginning at 1630. The Okeechobee Waterway/Rim Canal from Clewiston to Moore Haven Lock will also re-open at that time. The Rim Canal north of Moore Haven Lock will remain closed.

The South Florida Operations Office advises all vessels to monitor the Jacksonville District website for any changes or updates as rising lake levels and changes in wind direction will continue to move vegetation and may cause further disruptions to navigation.

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.

//SIGNED//

Gary Hipkins
Chief Navigation & Flood Risk Management
South Florida Operations

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

 

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CESAJ-PM-W-N
P. O. Box 4970
Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019

or
 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
South Florida Operations Office
525 Ridgelawn Road
Clewiston, FL 33440-5399
Phone: 863-983-8101