US Army Corps of Engineers
Little Rock District

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  • Corps issues small craft advisory for Arkansas River

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers has issued a small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Recent rains in Oklahoma and Arkansas have caused flows to rise. During high flows, strong currents and large debris can threaten the safety of pleasure craft.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 18-59 Revised Dates - Lock Closure - Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3) NM 50.2

    MKARNS - The closure dates and times of Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3) NM 50.2, first announced in Navigation Notice No. SWL 18-58, have been changed. The closure will now take place in two parts. First closure: from 6:00 AM on January 14 to 6:00 AM on January 15, 2019. Second closure: from 6:00 AM on January 16 to 6:00 AM on January 17, 2019.
  • CORPS LIFTS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ARKANSAS RIVER

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Army Corps of Engineers has lifted the small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Advisories are issued when flows reach 70,000 cubic feet per second. Even though flows have receded below that threshold, Corps officials urge boaters to always use caution when on the river.
  • CORPS TO BEGIN RELEASES THROUGH SPILLWAY

    HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – Because of recent heavy rains the Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will begin a spillway release from Greers Ferry Dam today.
  • CORPS ISSUES SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ARKANSAS RIVER

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Army Corps of Engineers has issued a small craft advisory for the Arkansas River. Recent rains across the region have caused flows to rise. During high flows, strong currents and large debris can threaten the safety of pleasure craft. Small craft advisories are issued when flows exceed 70,000 cubic feet per second. Flows on the river below Little Rock are about 75,000 cubic feet per second.
  • MKARNS Nav Notice SWL 18-58 Lock Closure - Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3) NM 50.2

    MKARNS - Joe Hardin Lock (No. 3) NM 50.2 will be closed to navigation traffic on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System from 6 a.m. on January 9 until 11:59 p.m. on January 10.
  • CHRISTMAS TREE FISH COVER PROGRAM ANNOUNCED

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- What do you do with the Christmas tree when the holiday is over? Complete your gift giving by donating your discarded tree for fish cover in Bull Shoals or Norfork lakes. Many local anglers sink these discarded Christmas trees to provide improved fish habitat.
  • Dewey Short Visitor Center Announces December Programs

    BRANSON, Mo. - Dewey Short Visitor Center will be closing for the season in mid-December. The last day of operation for the 2018 season will be Saturday, Dec. 15. The visitor center will reopen for the 2019 season on Friday, Feb. 15.