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July, 2014


MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 14-23 Mississippi River Commission Inspection Trip

MKARNS - The Mississippi River Commission will be conducting an inspection of the MKARNS aboard the M/V Mississippi. The M/V Mississippi is scheduled to enter the MKARNS at the mouth of the White River on August 5th and proceed upstream to the Port of Muskogee (NM 393.8). The downstream trip will commence on August 11th at the Port of Muskogee and proceed downstream and exit the MKARNS on August 14th. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-14

CORPS CONTINUES BEACH CLOSURES ON NIMROD LAKE

The Army Corps of Engineers will continue to keep swim beaches closed for now on Nimrod Lake because [Read More]
Published: Jul-29-14

CORPS CLOSES NIMROD SWIM BEACHES

The Army Corps of Engineers, Nimrod Project Office is closing all swim beaches on Nimrod Lake until [Read More]
Published: Jul-25-14

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 14-22 Ferry Traffic Between NM 2.4 and NM 2.6

MKARNS - Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting NM 2.4 through NM 2.6. Ferry traffic is scheduled to begin the week of July 28 and continue through December. The hours of operation will be 6 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Ferry landings will be located at NM 2.4 (right bank) and NM 2.6 (left bank). [Read More]
Published: Jul-25-14

CORPS REOPENS SHOAL BAY SWIM BEACH ON LAKE DARDANELLE

The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Project Office reopened Shoal Bay swim beach on Lake Dardanelle. The beach was temporarily closed last month because of higher than acceptable E. coli levels that were found during routine testing conducted by the Arkansas Department of Health. Officials have retested the swim beach and determined that it is safe for public use. [Read More]
Published: Jul-15-14

NAV NOTICE SWL 14-20 MKARNS - Sailing Instructions NM 64.0 - NM 64.4

MKARNS - Due to shallow pool conditions, mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should stay 25 feet away from the red buoys while between NM 64.0 and NM 64.4. [Read More]
Published: Jul-08-14

MKARNS Nav Notice No. SWL 14-19 Safety Zone for Pops on the River Fireworks Display

Little Rock - To ensure the safety of life and property during the Pops on the River fireworks display in Little Rock, AR, a safety zone will be established by the Coast Guard for the Arkansas River from mile marker 118.8 to mile marker 119.5. The safety zone will be in effect from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on July 4, 2014. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-14