POOL 10 CHANGE IN WATER ELEVATION AND
SAILING INSTRUCTIONS STARTING OCTOBER 14, 2019
MCCLELLAN-KERR ARKANSAS RIVER NAVIGATION SYSTEM
Starting October 14, 2019 the pool 10 water elevation will change to 338.2, as measured at Dardanelle Lock & Dam (No. 10). This change is necessary for scheduled maintenance at Arkansas Nuclear One.
Mariners are reminded to use caution and to draft no more than 9 feet. The existing pool 10 sailing instructions have been reviewed, with changes as follows:
NM 221.7 to 222.5 – Run the red line of the currently buoyed temporary channel. Continue limiting tows through this temporary channel to no more than 70 feet wide (the width of 2 standard barges) and 3 standard barges long, and no passing.
NM 232.5 to 233.5 –Run the red line, no passing (unchanged from Nav Notice SWL 19-74)
NM 248.0 to 250.0 – Run the green line, no passing (unchanged from Nav Notice SWL 19-75)
NM 256.5 to 256.8 – Run the red line, no passing (unchanged from Nav Notice SWL 19-72)
Mariners are asked to contact the Dardanelle Lock by radio on Channel 16 or by phone at (479) 890-4987 for current information. Current flow information is also available at http://www.swl-wc.usace.army.mil/pages/data/tabular/htm/dardld.htm
Corps of Engineers floating plant continue to work at NM 222, and a contract dredge is expected to start work at NM 222 later in October.
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.
Kevin J. McDaniels
Chief, Operations Division