Updated: wednesdAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2020

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Today's Key Issues

  • Kentucky Lock (TR 22) - Total closure to navigation from 0800 on 11/24 thru 0800 on 11/25 for repair work

  • 2020 Closure at Industrial Lock (LM 93) - USACE and GICA have established an alternate route during a prolonged closure at INHC Locks in NOLA, which began on September 4th and is scheduled to end November 25th. Further details can be found on our 2020 Industrial Lock Closure page.

  • Additional Repair Closures at Industrial Lock (LM 93) - Beginning Monday, 11/30, IHNC Lock will close during daylight hours M-T for guidewall renovations 3-4 Weeks. Unfortunately, these repairs were not possible during the recent closure period. The lock will pass traffic normally during nighttime hours and Friday to Sunday.

  • Lower Miss Closure for Grading Ops - The river will be closed at mile 356 to Southbound tows during daylight hours 0700-1700 M-F for 2 weeks beginning on Monday, November 30.

  • Gulf and Canals Weather Update - Good operating conditions across much of the region throughout the week. Some seasonal fog may drive delays overnight. Alternate Route transit NOLA to the East Canal is expected to be remain at a halt due to rough seas. Boats have begun getting into queue for Industrial Lock reopening on 11/25.

River Closures & Restricted Movements

Weather Information

Additional Information