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July, 2015

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-50 SAILING INSTRUCTIONS – Multiple Locations NM 143.0 - NM 254.8

MKARNS - Due to shallow pool conditions and until further notice, mariners are advised to use caution from NM 143.0 through NM 254.8. No passing is advised while transiting through these locations. This information is based on a preliminary reconnaissance survey, and conditions may change as water flow rates reduce. Recent high water flows have also resulted in numerous buoys no longer in their original locations. [Read More]
Published: Jul-24-15

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-49 Second Date Revision Temporary Suspension of Recreational Lock Closures

MKARNS - The Big Bass Bonanza fishing tournament along the Arkansas section of the Arkansas River has been rescheduled. The dates for suspension of the recreational vessel lock closures for maintenance at Locks 3-13 will now be from July 27 through July 30, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Jul-15-15

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-48 TD 2015-16 Revised Joint Notice on 2015 Scheduled Lock Closures

MKARNS - Tulsa and Little Rock Districts are scheduling maintenance closures of the following locks: Webber Falls L&D (Aug 30-Sep 04)Inspect miter gates; Murray L&D (Aug 30-Sep 04) Inspect miter gates; Montgomery Point L&D* (Aug 24- Sep 30) Replace miter gate gudgeon pins. * The navigation pass will be open if tailwater > 115 ft. [Read More]
Published: Jul-07-15

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-47 Sailing Instructions NM 222 - NM 223.9

MKARNS - Due to shallow pool conditions, mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should run the center line while between NM 222 and NM 223.9. [Read More]
Published: Jul-01-15