US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

Notice to Navigation: 2019-008 Canaveral Lock Closure for Maintenance 1 Dec 2019 - 30 March 2020

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date:07/10 /2019
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN
PO Box 4970
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER: 0008
LOCAL NUMBER: 20190830

WATERWAY: CANAVERAL HARBOR
EFFECTIVE: 12/01/2019 00:00 thru 03/30/2020 24:00 EST 

POC: Gary Hipkins, South Florida Operations Office, 863-983-8101
http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Navigation/NoticestoNavigation.aspx

CANAVERAL LOCK
CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE
1 December 2019 to 30 March 2020

REFERENCE:

a. 33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters

1. Notice to Navigation

Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is notifying the public, marinas, commercial and recreational vessels traveling through Canaveral Lock it will be closed and dewatered for maintenance 1 December 2019 to 30 March 2020. This will be the first lock dewater maintenance closure in 10 years. Maintenance is necessary to repair aging and damaged infrastructure in addition to improving public and vessel safety. Repairs will require the lock chamber to be dewatered for crews to perform inspections, replace corroded steel structure, paint, install new gate seals, and repair Manatee Protection System components. During the closure, barges, floating cranes and divers will be working in the lock entrance requiring vessel operators in the area to use minimal speed and caution for safety.

2. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Point of Contact is Mr. Gary Hipkins at Gary.L.Hipkins@usace.army.mil or 863-983-8101. For up to date Canaveral Lock information during the closure contact the shift operator at 321-783-5421 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.

//signed//
Gary L. Hipkins
Chief Navigation & Flood Risk Management
South Florida Operations

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CESAJ-PM-W-N
P. O. Box 4970
Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019

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South Florida Operations Office
525 Ridgelawn Road
Clewiston, FL 33440-5399
Phone: 863-983-8101