Nav Notice SWL 13-50 Lock 7 Intermittent Delays Possible

Published Nov. 5, 2013

Mariners are advised that intermittent delays may be experienced at Murray Lock and Dam (No. 7) NM 125.4, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, through November 6, 2013.  These delays are to allow divers to repair the miter gate pintle ball grease lines.  This work is necessary to ensure proper greasing of the pintle ball.

The Murray Lock Operator may be contacted via radio on Channel 16 or phone (501) 663-1997 in advance of arrival to be advised of current conditions.

There is no closure scheduled for this work, however, unforeseen problems could require additional time.  If work is completed ahead of schedule, normal operations will resume at that time.

Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to James McKinnie in the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5739 or (501)324-5096, or you may email



John A. Balgavy, P.E.                        

Chief, Operations Division 



Litte Rock District Operations Technical Support Branch
James McKinnie

Release no. SWL 13-50