Public Notices

Tag: Nashville District
  • Navigation Notice 20-43: Lockage times longer at Old Hickory Lock

    Due to mechanical issues with the lower land emptying valve, lockages at Old Hickory Lock at Cumberland River mile 216.1 in Old Hickory, Tennessee, are expected to increase by 25-30 minutes per cycle. There is no estimate at this time on when the lock will return to normal operations. For more information, call the lock at 615-792-0627.
  • Navigation Notice 20-42: Fort Loudoun Lock intermittent closures set Nov. 2-24, 2020

    Fort Loudoun Lock at Tennessee River mile 602.4 in Lenoir City, Tennessee, is having intermittent closures for valve maintenance between 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2-24, 2020. Between Nov. 2-5 delays may be longer than four hours each day. Between Nov. 6-24 delays are not exceeding four hours per day. Call the lock at 865-986-8051 for more information.
  • Navigation Notice 20-40: Nickajack Lock adjusts closure dates

    Nickajack Lock at Tennessee River mile 424.7 in Jasper, Tennessee, is closed Sept. 15 through 6 p.m. Oct. 5, 2020. The lock will then undergo intermittent closures between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily Oct. 6-13, 2020. It will resume normal operations 4 p.m. Oct. 13, 2020. The lock closures allow maintenance personnel to perform repairs on the upper and lower lock gates. Call the lock at 423-667-0280 for more information. This announcement is a related update to Navigation Notice 20-26.
  • 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 20-38: Intermittent closures at Chickamauga Lock

    Chickamauga Lock at Tennessee River mile 471 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is closing intermittently from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 and 17, 2020 while Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency performs mussel surveys at the tailwater lower approach to the lock. Mariners should stay clear of the area during this time period due to divers in the water. Contact Chickamauga Lock at 426-875-6230 or via Marine channel 13/16 with any questions or concerns.