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  • MKARNS NAV NOTICE SWL 15-18 LOCKS REOPENED

    MKARNS - The Emmett Sanders Lock (NM 66.0), the Toad Suck Ferry Lock (NM 155.9) and the Arthur V. Ormond Lock (NM 176.9) have reopened to Navigation traffic.
  • MKARNS NAV NOTICE SWL 15-17 LIFTING OF U.S. COAST GUARD SAFETY ZONE NM 119.5 TO 118.0

    MKARNS - Mariners are advised that the U.S. Coast Guard has lifted the safety zone on the Arkansas River between Navigation Miles 119.5 and 118.0. The sunken equipment has been located outside of the channel. A Broadcast Notice to Mariners has been issued to inform vessels of the equipment’s location. Vessels may contact the Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River on VHF-FM Channel 16 for further information.
  • MKARNS NAV NOTICE SWL 15-16 U.S. COAST GUARD SAFETY ZONE NM 119.5 TO 118.0

    MKARNS - Mariners are advised that the U.S. Coast Guard has established a safety zone on the Arkansas River between Navigation Miles 119.5 and 118.0. This zone is between Murray Lock (No. 7) and David D. Terry Lock (No. 6). No vessels may enter or remain within this safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port. Vessels may contact the Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River on VHF-FM Channel 16 for further information.
  • MKARNS NAV NOTICE SWL 15-15 Lock 4 Closure - High Flows

    Emmett Sanders L&D - Due to high flows on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, the Emmett Sanders Lock (NM 66.0) is closed to traffic.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-14 Lock 13 Reopened

    TRIMBLE L&D - The James W. Trimble Lock (NM 292.8) has reopened to Navigation traffic as of 9:50 a.m. today. The lock was closed due to high flows on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. The flows have now dropped to safe levels to operate the lock.
  • Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District announced today its support of 2015 Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day.
  • Corps recreation areas affected by high water

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Don’t let recent heavy rains and high water levels dampen your upcoming outing to the lake or river. The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District is advising visitors to check reservations to ensure campsites and day-use-areas are not closed.
  • Corps reminds boaters of small craft advisory for Arkansas River

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers reminds boaters about the recently issued small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Recent heavy rains caused flows to rise. During high flows, strong currents and large debris can threaten the safety of pleasure craft.
  • ONE LANE OF HIGHWAY 178 BRIDGE ACROSS BULL SHOALS DAM TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE FOR REPAIRS

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – One lane of Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam will be closed for repairs from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 12, 13 and 14.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-13 Lock 8 Closure - High Flows

    Toad Suck Ferry L&D - Due to high flows on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, the Toad Suck Ferry Lock (NM 155.9) is closed to traffic.