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Notice to Navigation 2021-017: Okeechobee Waterway - Ortona Lock Underwater Obstruction

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date: 07/14/2021
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN
PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019
863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER: 2021-017
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY
EFFECTIVE: 07/14/2021
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

To all traffic transiting the Ortona Lock, eastbound vessels approaching the lock should be aware the first starboard side dolphin has broken off below the water line; for westbound traffic this is the last port side dolphin. Vessels should avoid this area.

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

//SIGNED//

Tammy Cleveland
Deputy Chief, South Florida Operations Office

Contact Lock Operator

W.P. Franklin Lock          239-694-5451

Ortona Lock                     863-675-0616

Julian Keen Jr.  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