|NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS|
|ST. LOUIS DISTRICT||DATE:||12/19/2014||NOTICE NUMBER: 1877|
1222 SPRUCE STREET
ST. LOUIS MO 63103-2833
|LOCAL NUMBER: PN 12-16
WTRWY/CHNL: UPPER MISSISSIPPI
LOCK(S): MI 27
EFFECTIVE: IMMEDIATELY thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE CST
|OBSTRUCTION (EMBEDDED METAL)
Locks 27, Upper Mississippi River Mile 185.5
1. All navigation interests are advised of an obstruction (embedded metal) at the Main Lock lower intermediate wall bulkhead slot, just below the intermediate wall miter gate. The embedded metal corner protection on the upstream side of the bulkhead slot protrudes into the lock chamber roughly 3 inches from the wall. It is considered a hazard to passing tows and all mariners are advised from now until further notice to favor the east wall so as not to rub in this area of the main lock. The district will advice when repairs are made.
2. All navigation interests should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster during these timeframes.
FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:
Andrew C. Schimpf, P.E.
Rivers Project Manager