MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 21-05 Lock 3 Scheduled Delays & Closure

Little Rock District Operations and Technical Support Branch
Published March 2, 2021
Navigation Notice

Navigation Notice

As previously indicated in Navigation Notice SWL 20-60, Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3) will experience intermittent delays or will be closed to navigation traffic on the following dates for the actions listed below.

March 1st thru March 11th:  Intermittent delays lasting up to three hours at a time will take place daily between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. for cleaning and preparation for the centerpost pull test.

March 12th at 6 a.m. thru March 20th at 6 p.m.: Full lock closure for centerpost pull test.

In the event the work is finished early, the lock will open back up and a revised Navigation Notice will be sent out.

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 and Technical Support Branch

Release no. 21-013