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Notice to Navigation 2021-012: Okeechobee Waterway - Ortona Lock Maintenance Closures

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date: 06/08/2021
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN
PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER: 2021-012
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
EFFECTIVE: 06/08/2021

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

Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is advising commercial and recreational vessels that Ortona Lock will have two scheduled closures to perform maintenance:

June 16, 2021      1100 to 1700
June 17, 2021      1100 to 1700

Any vessels wishing to traverse through Ortona Lock on these days are advised to do so before 1100 hours as the Lock will not reopen until the next morning. These closures are necessary to perform mechanical upgrades to the sector gates.

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

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

2.  Contact Information

For up-to-date Lock information contact the shift operator 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at:

St. Lucie Lock & Dam 772-287-2665 or 863-662-9148

Port Mayaca Lock & Dam 561-924-2858 or 863-662-9424

Moore Haven Lock & Dam 863-946-0414 or 863-662-9533

Ortona Lock & Dam 863-675-0616 or 863- 662-9846

WP Franklin Lock & Dam 239-694-5451 or 863-662-9908

Canaveral Lock 321-783-5421 or 863-662-0298 (6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

//SIGNED//

Jeffrey N. Fallin
Chief, South Florida Operations

Contact Lock Operator

For up-to-date Lock information contact the shift operator 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at:

St. Lucie Lock & Dam 772-287-2665 or 863-662-9148

Port Mayaca Lock & Dam 561-924-2858 or 863-662-9424

Moore Haven Lock & Dam 863-946-0414 or 863-662-9533

Ortona Lock & Dam 863-675-0616 or 863- 662-9846

WP Franklin Lock & Dam 239-694-5451 or 863-662-9908

Canaveral Lock 321-783-5421 or 863-662-0298 (6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.)

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Contact Information

In reply refer to:
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