|NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS|
|PITTSBURGH DISTRICT||DATE:||06/20/2017||NOTICE NUMBER: 7668|
|ATTN: CELRP-DE - ROOM 2032
1000 LIBERTY AVENUE
PITTSBURGH PA 15222-4186
WATERWAY: MONONGAHELA RIVER
EFFECTIVE: 06/15/2017 14:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE EST
|Closure of the Auxiliary Chamber at Braddock Locks and Dam|
1. To Whom It May Concern: Notice is given that the 56-ft x 360-ft Auxiliary Lock Chamber at Braddock L/D, Monongahela River Mile 11.3, will operate on a limited schedule. Due to mechanical concerns with increased daily lockages, the Auxiliary Lock Chamber will be operated on weekends only.
2. The 56-ft x 360-ft Auxiliary Lock Chamber will be available for use on Saturdays and Sundays. The lock chamber will remain closed during the week, Monday through Friday.
3. A revised Navigation Notice will be issued when there is a change to the operating schedule for the 56-ft x 360-ft Auxiliary Lock Chamber.
4. Navigators are requested to use caution when locking through the 110-ft x 720-ft Primary Lock Chamber in order to prevent a complete shutdown of navigation.
FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:
Richard C. Lockwood
Chief Operations and Regulatory Division