02
August
2019

CANAVERAL LOCK
CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE
1 December 2019 to 30 March 2020

Notice to Navigation: Port Canaveral Locks to Close for Maintenance

Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is notifying the public, marinas, commercial and
recreational vessels traveling through Canaveral Lock it will be closed and dewatered for maintenance 1
December 2019 to 30 March 2020. This will be the first lock dewater maintenance closure in 10 years.
Maintenance is necessary to repair aging and damaged infrastructure in addition to improving public
and vessel safety. Repairs will require the lock chamber to be dewatered for crews to perform
inspections, replace corroded steel structure, paint, install new gate seals, and repair Manatee
Protection System components. During the closure, barges, floating cranes and divers will be working in
the lock entrance requiring vessel operators in the area to use minimal speed and caution for safety.

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