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Notice to Navigation 2020-013: Okeechobee Waterway - W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam restrictions

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date: 10/11/2020
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN
PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER: 2020-013
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
EFFECTIVE: 10/11/2020

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

OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
W.P. FRANKLIN LOCK & DAM

REFERENCE:
a.33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters

1.Notice to Navigation

The South Florida Operations Office advises all vessels that a vessel width restriction of 22 feet is in effect at W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam due to a mechanical failure. Maintenance crews are evaluating the situation. Repairs are TBD. Vessels will be required to be extremely cautious and enter the lock with no-wake.

2. Point of Contact is Gary Hipkins at (863)430-1120

//SIGNED//

Gary L. Hipkins
Chief, Navigation
South Florida Operations Office

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