MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 19-60 Sailing Instruction Joe Hardin Lock (No.3) NM 50.2

Published Aug. 13, 2019
Navigation Notice

Navigation Notice

Shoaling is present in the downstream approach to Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3).  When flows decrease to approximately 20,000 cfs, both upbound and downbound tows will need to favor the short wall while entering and exiting the downstream approach.  Mariners are advised to contact Joe Hardin lock operators via radio on Channel 16 or phone (870) 479-3164 for current flow information or visit our website at

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

Little Rock District Operations Technical Support Branch

Release no. 19-134