Urgent Nav Alerts

Illinois Waterway, Dresden Lock, closure July - Nov for repair

  • Date Reported: Mar 27, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Rock Island
  • Description:
    Partial Closure scheduled July 6-Oct. 3 and Oct. 25-Oct. 28 Locks operational from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. with a 70-ft width restriction and no ability...
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  • Lat / Lon: N 41° 23.690' / W 088° 16.282'

Illinois Waterway, Marseilles Lock, closure July - Nov for repair

  • Date Reported: Mar 27, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Rock Island
  • Description:
    Marseilles Lock and Dam – Upper Miter Gate Installation. Full closure scheduled July 6-Oct. 29.
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  • Lat / Lon: N 41° 19.732' / W 088° 45.368'

Illinois Waterway, Starved Rock Lock, closure July - Nov for repair

  • Date Reported: Mar 27, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Rock Island
  • Description:
    Upper & Lower Miter Gate Installation. Full closure scheduled July 1-Oct. 29.
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  • Lat / Lon: N 41° 19.369' / W 088° 59.008'

Illinois Waterway, Peoria Lock, closure July - Oct for repair

  • Date Reported: Mar 27, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Rock Island
  • Description:
    Dewatering for Maintenance and Inspection. Full closure scheduled July 6 - Sept. 30.
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  • Lat / Lon: N 40° 38.020' / W 089° 37.475'

Illinois Waterway, La Grange Lock, closure July - Oct for repair

  • Date Reported: Mar 27, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Rock Island
  • Description:
    Major Rehabilitation & Lock Machinery Replacement - Full closure scheduled July 1-Sept. 30
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  • Lat / Lon: N 39° 56.582' / W 090° 31.950'

VA: Dismal Swamp Canal, closure for lock maintenance - UPDATE

  • Date Reported: Mar 27, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Norfolk
  • Description:
    UPDATE:Effective at 8:30 AM on March 31, 2020, the locks at Deep Creek, Virginia and South Mills, North Carolina will return to their normal operating...
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  • Lat / Lon: N 36° 45.373' / W 076° 17.910'

Cumberland River, Barkley Lock, closures scheduled for 2020

  • Date Reported: Mar 3, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Nashville LRN 20-04
  • Description:
    Beginning on 9 March, 2020 and lasting until 14 December, 2020, there will be a series of closures to Barkley Lock for the replacement of...
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  • Lat / Lon: N 37° 01.186' / W 088° 13.494'

Tenn-Tom Waterway, Jamie Whitten Lock, mile 411.9, closure month of July

  • Date Reported: Feb 9, 2020
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Mobile
  • Description:
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  • Lat / Lon: N 34° 31.397' / W 088° 19.331'

VA: Dismal Swamp Canal, closure for lock maintenance

  • Date Reported: Dec 12, 2019
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: USACE Norfolk
  • Description:
    The Dismal Swamp Canal Wecome Center reports that the canal closed on December 31 due to a problem with the South Mills Lock. It will...
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  • Lat / Lon: N 36° 45.373' / W 076° 17.910'