PN 16-02A – ICE RESTRICTIONS Lock and Dam 24

  1. 1. The 70-ft width restriction at Lock 24 has been removed.
  2. Ice couplings are still required.
  3. All tows are cautioned to be alert for changing conditions and possible hazards due to ice formations. Severe navigation problems can always be expected throughout the ice-forming season.
  4. All navigation interests should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the
    Lockmaster.

 
FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:

//signed//
Andrew C. Schimpf, P.E.
Rivers Project Manager

PN 16-02 ICE RESTRICTIONS Lock and Dam 24

  1. All navigation interests are advised that effective immediately, until further notice, the St. Louis District is imposing a 70-foot width restriction on all tows which traverse Lock 24. Lockages may also be delayed due to ice formation on miter gates. Ice formation along the walls of the lock chambers and miter gates has prompted
    this decision.
  2. Ice couplings will be required.
  3. All tows are cautioned to be alert for changing conditions and possible hazards due to ice formations. Severe navigation problems can always be expected throughout the ice-forming season.
  4. All navigation interests should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:
//signed//
Andrew C. Schimpf, P.E.
Rivers Project Manager

PN 16-01 SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSURE Mel Price Auxiliary Lock Chamber

  1. The Mel Price Auxiliary Lock Chamber will be closed, using the below schedule, during 8 through 10 February 2016. The closure is needed for testing of ROV underwater inspection equipment. The following closure will be used:
    • 8 February 2016: 12:00 – 17:00.
    • 9 February 2016: 08:00 – 17:00.
    • 10 February 2016: 08:00 – 12:00.
  2. The Main Lock will be available for use during this time.
  3. All navigiation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by
    the Lockmaster.

FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINNER:
//signed//
Andrew C. Schimpf, P.E.
Rivers Project Manager

PN 16-01 SCHEDULED LOCK CLOSURE Mel Price Auxiliary Lock Chamber

  1. The Mel Price Auxiliary Lock Chamber will be closed, using the below schedule, during 8 through 10 February 2016. The closure is needed for testing of ROV underwater inspection equipment. The
    following closure will be used:

    • 8 February 2016: 12:00 – 17:00.
    • 9 February 2016: 08:00 – 17:00.
    • 10 February 2016: 08:00 – 12:00.
  2. The Main Lock will be available for use during this time.
  3. All navigiation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINNER:
//signed//
Andrew C. Schimpf, P.E.
Rivers Project Manager