NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
PITTSBURGH DISTRICT DATE: 05/15/2015 NOTICE NUMBER: 4001
ATTN: CELRP-DE - ROOM 2032
1000 LIBERTY AVENUE
PITTSBURGH PA 15222-4186
HTTP://WWW.LRP.USACE.ARMY.MIL/
POC:


Jason Prince
Operations Division
412-395-7241
LOCAL NUMBER: 15-19
WTRWY/CHNL: OHIO RIVER
LOCK(S): OH 04
EFFECTIVE: 04/18/2015 00:01 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE EST
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CLosure of the River Lock Chamber at New Cumberland L/D, Ohio River, Mile 54.3

 

 

1. TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is given that the 110-ft x 600-ft River Lock Chamber at New Cumberland L/D, Ohio River Mils 54.3, is unavailable for service. An inspection revealed that the upper lock gates are structurally inadequate for daily operations.

2. The 110-ft x 600-ft River Lock Chamber will be closed to all navigation traffic until repairs can be made to the gates.

3. A revised Notice to Navigation Intersts will be issued once the repairs to the lock gates are made and the river lock chamber is back in operation. 

4. Navigators are requested to use caution when entering or leaving the land lock chamber during the closure of the river lock chamber to prevent a complete shutdown of navigation.

 

FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:

//signed//


Richard C. Lockwood
Chief, Operations and Regulatory Division