John T Myers Locks and Dam (Mile 846, Ohio River): The 1200-ft. main chamber will be closed and dewatered beginning Wednesday, July 8 through Friday September 11.
The purpose of the closure is for the Light Capacity Fleet to repair hydraulic cylinders and floating mooring bitt tracks on the primary chamber’s river wall. All traffic will pass through the Auxiliary (600-ft.) Chamber.
The Light Capacity Fleet’s equipment will consist of barge crane, towboat and six barges.
Mariners are advised to contact the lock using Marine Channel 13 upon arrival to enter the queue.
Updates will be regularly broadcast on Channel 14.