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  • Navigation Notice 23-46: Mooring cell out of service upstream of Eggners Ferry Highway Bridge

    The downstream most mooring cell at Tennessee River mile 43.6 just downstream of the Eggners Ferry Highway Bridge is damaged and out of service. A recent inspection revealed it has lost some of its stabilizing fill to support use. Vessels can still use the upstream most cell provided no contact is made with the downstream cell. Call Caleb Skinner, area lockmaster at Kentucky Lock, at 270-362-4226 for more information.
  • Navigation Notice 23-42-1: Kentucky Lock closure update

    Expiration date: 10/30/2023

    Kentucky Lock will be closed to navigation daily from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST starting Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, and will reopen to navigation at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, then close 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, and reopen at 6 p.m. to make repairs to the downstream river wall air seals. Traffic may pass by taking the alternate route via Barkley Lock and the Barkley Canal.
  • Navigation Notice 23-42: Kentucky Lock closing for maintenance

    Expiration date: 10/27/2023

    Kentucky Lock at Tennessee River mile 22.4 in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, is closing 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, to Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, to make repairs to the downstream river wall air seals. Traffic can pass by taking the alternate route via Barkley Canal and Barkley Lock. For more information, contact Kentucky Lock at 270-362-4222.
  • Navigation Notice 23-30-1: Helper boat needed at Kentucky Lock in August

    Drilling is planned in the upper and lower approaches of Kentucky Lock Aug. 7-18, 2023. During this time, all tows are required to utilize a helper boat on site to safely navigate past a drill rig.
  • Navigation Notice LRN 23-09: Kentucky Lock at TN River Mile 22.4 is open

    Kentucky Lock at TN River Mile 22.4 is open.