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Notice to Navigation 2020-016: Okeechobee Waterway - Ortona Lock width restriction

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date: 11/04/2020
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN
PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER: 2020-016
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
EFFECTIVE: 11/04/2020

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

OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
ORTONA LOCK & DAM

REFERENCE:
a.33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters

1.Notice to Navigation

The Ortona Lock and Dam will have a width restriction of 25 feet until further notice. This restriction is due to mechanical failure. Crews are currently assessing the situation. No estimated time of repair currently available.

The South Florida Operations Office advises all vessels to monitor the Jacksonville District website for any changes or updates.

2. Point of Contact is Bill Keeney at 863- 368-9086

//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