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MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 19-87 Sailing Instruction Update NM 222

Published Nov. 15, 2019
Navigation Notice

Navigation Notice

Mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should run the center line of the currently buoyed temporary channel at NM 222.  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.  Mariners are also reminded to use caution and to draft no more than 9 feet.

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

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. 19-193