14-14 Rev F – Locks 27 (UMR 185.5)

  1. The remaining closures at Locks 27 (due to construction activities at the lock for the new downstream protection cell) are delayed due to extreme cold weather and ice conditions in the river. The current schedule is as follows:
    1. February 20th 2015, 12 hour closure, from 0600 to 1800 – Installing Armor Plate Additional Lower Bolts.
    2. March 2nd thru March 17th 2015, 12 hour closure (each day), from 0600 to 1800 – Welding and Completing Steel Armor Plate.
    3. March 18th and 19th 2015, 12 hour closure (each day), from 0600 – 1800, Placement of Stone Protection.
  2. A helper boat is provided by the Government during this construction period for North bound approaches to the main lock in order to protect the areas of construction and keep the lock open.
  3. Per previous Navigation Notice the Lock 27 Auxiliary Lock will remain closed from through 20 March 2015 for repairs to embedded steel.
  4. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

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

Pn 14-14 Rev E – Locks 27 (UMR 185.5)

  1. The remaining closures at Locks 27 (due to construction activities at the lock for the new downstream protection cell) are delayed due to extreme cold weather and ice conditions in the river. The current schedule is as follows:
    1. February 20th 2015, 12 hour closure, from 0600 to 1800 – Complete bolts on Armor Plate.
    2. The work schedule is being updated and future closures will be published by amendment.
  2. A helper boat is provided by the Government during this construction period for North bound approaches to the main lock in order to protect the areas of construction and keep the lock open.
  3. Per previous Navigation Notice the Lock 27 Auxiliary Lock will remain closed from through 20 March 2015 for repairs to embedded steel.
  4. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

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

PN 14-14 Rev D – Locks 27 (UMR 185.5)

  1. The remaining closures at Locks 27 (due to construction activities at the lock for the new downstream protection cell) are scheduled as follows:
    1. February 3rd and 4th 2015, 48 hour closure, Starting at 0600 on February 3rd – Setting and Bolting Steel Armor Plate.
    2. February 6th through 9th 2015, 12 hour closure (each day), from 0600 to 1800 – Installing Armor Plate Additional Lower Bolts.
    3. February 18th through March 7th 2015, 12 hour closure (each day), from 0600 to 1800 – Welding and Completing Steel Armor Plate and Placement of Stone Protection.
  2. A helper boat is provided by the Government during this construction period for North bound approaches to the main lock in order to protect the areas of construction and keep the lock open.
  3. Per previous Navigation Notice the Lock 27 Auxiliary Lock will remain closed from through 20 March 2015 for repairs to embedded steel.
  4. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

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

PN 14-14 Rev B – Locks 27 (UMR 185.5)

  1. The previously announced remaining closures at Locks 27 (due to construction activities at the lock for the new downstream protection cell) have been postponed, except for the closure listed below:
    1. A 12 hour closure on 31 January, 0600 – 1800, is required for installation of cell armor
      platting support channels, using divers.
  2. An updated construction schedule is being prepared and future closures will be announced by an
    amended navigation notice.
  3. A helper boat is provided by the Government during this construction period for North bound
    approaches to the main lock in order to protect the areas of construction and keep the lock open.
  4. Per previous Navigation Notice the Lock 27 Auxiliary Lock will remain closed from through 20
    March 2015 for repairs to embedded steel.
  5. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be
    issued by the Lockmaster.

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

PN 14-14 rev A – Locks 27 (UMR 185.5) – Scheduled Closures to the Main Lock

  1. The following closures at Locks 27 (due to construction activities at the lock for the new downstream protection cell) which were previously announced have been postponed due to construction delays caused by weather. The new closure dates/times are:
    1. January 5, 2015, 24 hour closure – Starting at 0600 for setting the template (Completed)
    2. January 17, 2015 – January 18, 2015, 48 hour closure – Starting at 0600 on January 17th for setting and bolting Steel Armor Plate
    3. January 29, 2015 – February 13, 2015, 0600-1800 closure each day for welding and completing Steel Armor Plate. The Lock will re-open each evening at 1800.
    4. February 14, 2015 – February 15, 2015, 0600-1800 closure both days for Placement of Stone Protection. The Lock will re-open each evening at 1800.
  2. A helper boat is provided by the Government during this construction period for North bound approaches to the main lock in order to protect the areas of construction and keep the lock open.
  3. Per previous Navigation Notice the Lock 27 Auxiliary Lock will remain closed through 20 March 2015 for repairs to embedded steel.
  4. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

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

PN 14-14 – Locks 27 (UMR 185.5) – Scheduled Closures to the Main Lock

  1. The following closures at Locks 27 will be required due to construction activities at the lock for the new downstream protection cell:
    1. January 5, 2015, 24 hour closure – Starting at 0600 for setting the template
    2. January 14, 2015 – January 15, 2015, 48 hour closure – Starting at 0600 on January 14th for setting and bolting Steel Armor Plate
    3. January 26, 2015 – February 10, 2015, 0600-1800 closure each day for welding and completing Steel Armor Plate. The Lock will re-open each evening at 1800.
    4. February 11, 2015 – February 12, 2015, 0600-1800 closure both days for Placement of Stone Protection. The Lock will re-open each evening at 1800.
  2. A helper boat is provided by the Government during this construction period for North bound approaches to the main lock in order to protect the areas of construction and keep the lock open.
  3. Per previous Navigation Notice the Lock 27 Auxiliary Lock will remain closed from through 20 March 2015 for repairs to embedded steel.
  4. All navigation interest should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the Lockmaster.

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