Auxiliary chamber locking temporarily suspended at John T. Myers Locks and Dam

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District
Published May 9, 2022

The 600’ auxiliary chamber at John T. Myers Locks and Dam (Ohio River mile 846) in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, will be closed to navigation traffic beginning at 6 a.m. CDT on May 9, 2022, through 6 p.m. CDT on May 20, 2022. All traffic will pass through the 1200’ main chamber.

The purpose of the closure is to allow for floating plant mooring in the approach during replacement of bulkhead crane cables.

All mariners should take direction from the lock operators at John T. Myers Locks and Dam.

Pleasure craft should contact the lockmaster via marine radio on channel 13 or call (812) 838-5836 to be placed in the queue for lock.

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Abby Korfhage

Release no. 22-011

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