NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS
DETROIT DISTRICT DATE: 07/14/2018 NOTICE NUMBER: 8987
ATTN: CELRE-DE
477 MICHIGAN AVENUE
DETROIT MI 48226-2575
HTTP://WWW.LRE.USACE.ARMY.MIL/
POC:

Technical Services Branch
313-226-4549
LOCAL NUMBER: L18-07
WATERWAY: ST. MARYS RIVER

EFFECTIVE: IMMEDIATELY thru UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE EDT
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OPERATIONAL STATUS AND LOCK CLOSINGS
ST. MARYS FALLS CANAL

 

 

  1. Gate #5 (far east operating gate) on the MacArthur Lock is currently out of service. Gate #4 is being used during the outage. No interruption in shipping is expected at this time, however, special vessel handling procedures will need to be followed.

 

  1. A separate notice will be made prior to taking the MacArthur Lock out of service to make repairs, this is anticipated to occur later in July or early in August.

 

  1. The Poe Lock remains fully operational

 

  1. Questions regarding this notice may be directed to the Soo Area Engineer, Mr. Kevin Sprague at 906-635-3464. Our internet address is:  http://www.lre.usace.army.mil.Missions/Operations.aspx

 

 

//signed//


DAVID L. WRIGHT, P.E.
Chief, Operations
USACE-Detroit