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Posted 7/17/2017

Release no. 17-140

Little Rock District Operations Technical Support Branch

A Military Exercise “Restricted Zone” will close the Arkansas River (NM 289.0 to NM 292.8-Trimble Lock and Dam) to all traffic from 4:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on July 26.  A military unit will be conducting a bridge crossing exercise.

No vessels may enter or remain within this Restricted Zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lower Mississippi River.  Mariners are advised to contact the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River on VHF-FM Channel 16 for further information.

Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to the Little Rock District Office at (501) 324-5739 or you may email



Kevin J. McDaniels

Chief, Operations Division