NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
NOTICE NUMBER: 2020-012
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
MOORE HAVEN LOCK & DAM
MOORE HAVEN LOCK AND DAM RESUMES OPERATIONS OCT 7 2020
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.
Chief Navigation & Flood Risk Management
South Florida Operations