NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
NOTICE NUMBER: 2020-017
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
ORTONA LOCK & DAM
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. Vessels over 25 feet will be required to contact the lock one hour prior to arrival to arrange passage to insure minimal operation of a failing sector gate. 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
Gary L. Hipkins
South Florida Operations Office