The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has issued a Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNM) indicating that the Rob Roy drawbridge (NM 67.4) will be closed to navigation on November 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to conduct repairs. For additional information mariners may contact the on-site supervisor by phone at (573) 220-9817.
The USCG has advised that the following closures are also scheduled:
Dec 15-23: Two 2-hour closures per day
Dec 30-Jan 5: Two 2-hour closures per day
Jan 6-Jan 8: 48-hour closure from 7a.m. on Jan 6 to 7a.m. on Jan 8
Jan 8-Jan 12: Two 2-hour closures per day
Jan 13-Jan 21: Two 2-hour closures per day
The two hour closures will be from (10 a.m. to noon) & (3 p.m. to 5 p.m.). The contractor will be required to contact Lock & Dam 4, 15 minutes prior to each 2 hour closure. If a tow boat is in the process of locking through, the bridge closure will wait until the tow is through the area.
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 CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil.
Kevin J. McDaniels
Chief, Operations Division
Release no. SWL14-37