MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 21-01 Lock 12 Intermittent Delays

Published Jan. 7, 2021

Mariners are advised that intermittent delays may be experienced during daylight hours on Jan 12 and Jan 13 at Ozark-Jeta Taylor Lock (No. 12) NM 256.8.  The intermittent delays are for the replacement of the cable connection for the tow haulage bit.  Tow haulage will be unavailable during these times.  If the work is completed ahead of schedule, the lock may reopen at that time.  However, unforeseen problems could require additional time.


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



Christopher B. Roark

Chief, Operations Division

Little Rock District Operations Technical Support Branch

Release no. 21-002