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
HTTP://WWW.LRP.USACE.ARMY.MIL/
POC:

John Dilla
(412) 395-7651
LOCAL NUMBER:
WATERWAY: MONONGAHELA RIVER

EFFECTIVE: 06/15/2017 14:00 thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE EST
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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:

//signed//


Richard C. Lockwood
Chief Operations and Regulatory Division