Updated: friday, january 15, 2021

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Today's Key Issues

  • Olmsted Locks and Dam (OR 964) - Wickets have been raised and lock chambers are in use as of 1-13-21.

  • Lagrange & Peoria Lock Delay- Delay is down to 8-12 hours at each lock.

  • Starved Rock IR231 Lock Delay- Delay is back down to 6-9 hrs.

  • IR230 Utica Bridge Demo- Demo has been moved to 1/27/21, expect around a 24 hour closure around this event.

  • Lower Miss Closure for Revetment Ops - Closures planned at MM 208 (1/19 - 1/22) which will drive full SBD closures during working hours and NBD transit on a case-by-case.

  • Southwest Pass Closures for Blue Water Vessels - Due to dredging operations at the Head of Passes (MM 0-2), expect closures or restrictions to ocean-going vessels 0600 - 1800 Jan 15 and Jan 17.

  • Gulf and Canals Weather Update - Weather fronts moving across the region will impact transits on the Canals through the weekend, 1/15 - 1/18. Good operating conditions forecast on the Lower Miss.

River Closures & Restricted Movements

Weather Information

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