Notice to Navigation: 2023-009 Okeechobee Waterway - Route 2 closed due to vegetation in the channel at Torrey Island


US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS                         LOCAL NUMBER:2023-009                   
JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT                                      WATERWAY:  OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY             

ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN                                                EFFECTIVE: 10/20/23 UNTIL CLEARED
PO Box 4970


POC: Kriss Zeller 863-983-8105

Route 2 closed due to vegetation in the channel at Torrey Island

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 Route 2 at Torrey Island is closed due to vegetation (Tussocks) in the navigation channel.

2. Point of contact is Kriss Zeller at 863-983-8105.

2.  Contact Information

For up to date Lock information, contact the shift operator 7 AM to 5 PM at:

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

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

                Julian Keen, Jr. Lock & Dam 863-946-0414 or 863-662-9533

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

                W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam 239-694-5451 or 863-662-9908

                Canaveral Lock 321-783-5421 or 863-662-0298 (6 AM to 9:30 PM)

Kriss Zeller
Chief of Navigation

South Florida Operations

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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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Contact Information

In reply refer to:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P. O. Box 4970
Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
South Florida Operations Office
525 Ridgelawn Road
Clewiston, FL 33440-5399
Phone: 863-983-8101