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ALGIERS LOCK status last updated April 16, 2014 at 06:20.

LOCK CLOSURE SCHEDULE

There are no scheduled closures to report at this time.

TRAFFIC INFORMATION

Eastbound Lockings on Turn:
Westbound Lockings on Turn:
Maximum Locking Queue Time: Hours

LOCK GAUGE READINGS

River Gauge: Feet
Canal Gauge: Feet
Water Differential: Feet

REMARKS

Tows 350 ft. and longer require 2 deckhands,1 on the head and 1 aft. Tows 55 ft. and wider require 2 deckhands on the head,1 on each side. Proper life jacket or vest will be worn by all hands on barge. Deckhands will use hand fenders to prevent damage to lock structure. Especially with loads,enter the chamber slowly to prevent a surge. All tows require a bow and stern line, opposite lead. Secure radar before entering the lock chamber. Info = Lock Wall telephone # 504 394-7221.

NOTICES



Point of Contact Information:
Lockmaster, ALGIERS LOCK
Office: (504) 394-5714 - Mon-Fri, 0700 to 1530 except Calcasieu Saltwater 0600-1530 and Catfish Point 0600-1800
Lock Wall: (504) 394-7221 - After Hours & Weekends
FAX Number: (504) 392-6170