US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-32 MKARNS - TOW HAULAGE EQUIPMENT OUT OF SERVICE

    DAVID D. TERRY L&D - Tow haulage equipment at David D. Terry Lock (No. 6) NM 108.1 is out of service. Double cut tows will have to be locked the conventional way (without the use of tow haulage).
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-31 MKARNS - SAILING INSTRUCTIONS UPDATE

    MKARNS - Mariners are advised that both upbound and downbound tows should use caution at the following locations until further notice: NM 155 - Stay to the red line downstream of Toad Suck Ferry L&D (No. 8) NM 178.4 to NM 179.4 - Run the green line NM 224.7 to 225.5 - Run 50 feet off the red line NM 249.0 to 250.0 - Run red line
  • LIGHTNING STRIKE STARTS FIRE ON SUGAR LOAF MOUNTAIN

    Heber Springs, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Project Office wants its neighbors and visitors to know that because of a lightning strike on July 10 Sugar Loaf Mountain has a fire burning on it.
  • PAUL ASSUMES COMMAND OF CORPS’ LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- During a July 2 ceremony at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in downtown Little Rock, Col. Courtney W. Paul assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District.
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-30 MKARNS RESTRICTED ZONE ADVISORY

    FT. SMITH, Ark. - A Military Exercise “Restricted Zone” will close the Arkansas River (NM. 290.0 to NM 293.0) to all traffic July 24, 2013 from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The 412th Engineering Command will be conducting a bridge crossing exercise.
  • CORPS URGES WATER SAFETY OVER INDEPENDENCE DAY

     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –The Independence Day holiday is typically among the busiest times of the year at
  • CORPS REOPENS THREE SWIM BEACHES AT NORFORK AND BULL SHOALS LAKES

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office has reopened three swim beaches on Norfork and Bull Shoals Lakes. The reopened beaches are Lead Hill and Oakland Beaches on Bull Shoals Lake, as well as Panther Bay Beach on Lake Norfork.
  • CORPS DISCONTINUES MAINTENANCE LOCK CLOSURES AT TWO ARKANSAS RIVER LOCKS IN ARKANSAS

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will discontinue maintenance lock closures at two Arkansas River locks in July.
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-29 MKARNS SAILING INSTRUCTIONS

    MKARNS - Due to possible shoaling, mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should run the green line while between NM 178.4 and NM 179.4, 50 feet off the red line between NM 224.7 and 225.5, and the red line between NM 249.0 and 250.0.
  • NAV NOTICE SWL 13-28 & 2013-12 MKARNS JOINT NOTICE ON RESUMPTION OF 24-HOUR LOCKING

    MKARNS - Effective July 1, 2013, the daily closures implemented as part of the Inland Marine Transportation System (IMTS) Levels of Service initiative will cease at the Locks of Ozark (No. 12) NM 256.8, Trimble (No. 13) NM 292.8, Webbers Falls (No. 16) NM 366.6, Chouteau (No. 17) NM 401.4 and Newt Graham (No. 18.) NM 421.6.