Floods Approach Records, Extend Lock Closures Floods Approach Records, Extend Lock Closures
Floods Approach Records, Extend Lock Closures

Waves of new storms hit saturated ground throughout the Midwest, sending water barreling into already-swollen rivers, breaching levees, closing locks, flooding cities and approaching all-time flood records across the length… Read More

Even as some locks on the Upper Mississippi River are tentatively scheduled to reopen in early April, fresh snowmelt and high water may extend their closures further. The Upper Mississippi… Read More

New Lock Closure Date

March 1, 2019

The Mississippi Valley Division of the Corps of Engineers agreed with industry requests to move the date of the scheduled closure of Lock 25 from March 22 to March 8. Read More

The New Orleans Engineer District has announced the most up-to-date closure schedules for three locks on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in South Louisiana. Bayou Boeuf Lock, which recently had its… Read More

The scheduled repairs to the main lock chamber at Melvin Price Locks and Dam at Upper Mississippi Mile 200.8 in Alton, Ill., just north of St. Louis, were completed and… Read More