US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

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  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-63 Lock 07 Reopened

    MURRAY L&D - Murray Lock & Dam (No. 7), NM 125.4 will reopen to navigation traffic on September 4, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. It has been closed since August 30, 2015 for scheduled maintenance.
  • CORPS SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR SEPT. 12 FALL LITTER PICKUP

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office seeks volunteers to participate in the annual fall litter pickup Sept. 12. The cleanup is being held in conjunction with the Great Arkansas Cleanup, the annual fall statewide litter pickup campaign promoted by Keep Arkansas Beautiful.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-62 WREC Increased Differentials

    MKARNS - Mariners transiting the White River Entrance Channel (WREC) are advised of increased head differentials between Norrell Lock and Dam and Montgomery Point Lock and Dam. Mariners are reminded of advised tow restrictions during increased differentials.
  • 5 steps to reduce the risk of water-related accidents

    Officials with the Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District, which covers most of Arkansas and southern Missouri, are asking everyone to practice good water safety habits this Labor Day weekend to help ensure the holiday isn’t ruined by needless injuries or death.
  • CORPS SPONSORS MOVIE IN THE PARK THIS WEEKEND

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office, is hosting a free family-friendly movie this weekend.
  • ONE LANE OF HIGHWAY 177 ACROSS NORFORK DAM TO CLOSE FOR DAM MAINTENANCE

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – One lane of Highway 177 across Norfork Lake will be closed at 7 a.m. Sept. 8 and remain closed through the end of the year to conduct maintenance on the dam’s 12 tainter gates.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-61 Caution Advisory at NM 300.4

    Ft. Smith/Van Buren, AR - Mariners are advised to use caution at NM 300.4 due to maintenance on the Highway 64-71 Bridge in Ft.Smith/Van Buren.
  • LOCK TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE, PERSONNEL UNABLE TO DEWATER

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers closed Murray Lock on the Arkansas River Aug. 30 through Sep. 4, so workers could “dewater” it to assess and repair the downstream lock gates but discovered maintenance issues that would not allow for the temporary dam to be set in place.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 15-60 Lock 07 Limited Commercial Lockages During Scheduled Maintenance Closure

    Murray L&D (No.7)- The maintenance closure of Murray Lock & Dam (No. 7) is in effect through September 04, 2015. While completing the pre-dewater dive inspection, corrosion of critical safety equipment was discovered that precludes dewatering the lock. The maintenance focus has now shifted to above-waterline critical inspections and repairs. During this closure a very limited number of commercial lockages can be accommodated when maintenance is not underway. Any such lockage requires 24-hour advance notice and coordination with the Lockmaster.
  • CORPS REOPENS MOONSHINE BEACH SEPT. 2

    BRANSON, Mo. – The Army Corps of Engineers, Table Rock Project Office announces the reopening of Moonshine Beach Sept. 2. The beach will be open from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily and will remain open until Sept. 15. The beach has been closed because of high water.