Public Notices

Tag: Alabama
  • Navigation Notice 21-13: Wilson Main Lock closing May 4-13

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Wilson Lock at Tennessee River mile 259.4 in Florence, Alabama, is closing 7 a.m. CDT Tuesday, May 4 through 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2021 for repairs to a damaged closure structure.
  • Navigation Notice 20-39: Mooring cell replacement underway at Port of Decatur on Tennessee River

    Bubba’s Marine Construction, LLC, is replacing a mooring cell at the Port of Decatur at Tennessee River mile 304 Sept. 14 through Dec. 30, 2020. There are two barges (140-foot by 40-foot and 120-foot by 30-foot) as well as a 45-foot tug boat named the “Long John” conducting the work. They are mooring on site for the duration of the construction. The “Long John” is monitoring marine channels 13 and 8 during construction. For more information, contact Bubba Doss at 256-335-8900.
  • Navigation Notice 20-27: Intermittent closures set for Wilson Lock

    Wilson Main Lock at Tennessee River mile 259.4 is closing 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily Aug. 10-20 and Aug. 24 through Sept. 3, 2020 for diving operations at the lock. Wilson Lock operates a 24-hour schedule and anticipates cleaning any queues outside of these hours. The auxiliary lock will not be available during this time. For more information contact the lock at 256-764-5223.
  • Navigation Notice 20-17: Procedures provided for spike barge double lockages at Wilson Lock

    Vessels requesting an upbound double lockage with a spike barge on the head at Wilson Lock main chamber must position the spike barge on the port or starboard head in order to catch towing lines. By having the spike barge on the port or starboard head the barge will be positioned in line with the concrete barriers designed to protect the upper lift gate.