MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 20-13 COVID-19: Lock Protocol Changes

Published March 19, 2020
Navigation Notice

Navigation Notice

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, mariners are advised that crew changes and delivery of supplies will no longer be allowed at the locks.  Also, the physical exchange of trip tickets from crew members to lock staff members will not be allowed.  These changes are effective immediately and will remain in effect until further notice.

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

Operations Technical Support Branch

Release no. 20-027