US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 19-10 Possible Obstruction in Navigation Pass Montgomery Point Lock and Dam (NM 0.5)

Published March 25, 2019
Navigation Notice

Navigation Notice

POSSIBLE OBSTRUCTION IN NAVIGATION PASS

MONTGOMERY POINT LOCK AND DAM (NM 0.5)

MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM

 

Mariners are advised to use caution when using the navigation pass at Montgomery Point Lock and Dam (NM 0.5).  A 45-foot light pole atop the navigation pass abutment pier was knocked over the night of March 22, 2019.  The pole is now submerged and may be on the port side (facing downstream) of the navigation pass.

Before using the pass, mariners should contact Montgomery Point Lock and Dam on Channel 16 for current information.  Between the hours of 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM each day, mariners should contact Norrell Lock & Dam (No. 1) NM 10.3 on Channel 16 for this same information.

This Navigation Notice will be updated as more information becomes available.  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 CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil.

//signed//
Kevin J. McDaniels

Chief, Operations Division


Contact
Little Rock District OTSB
501-324-5739
ceswl-op-om@usace.army.mil

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