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Maintenance at RC Byrd Limits Recreational Lockages

Published April 29, 2014

Huntington, W.Va. – Maintenance planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, will limit recreational boat lockages at the Robert C. Byrd Locks & Dam on the Ohio River beginning May 5, 2014 until Aug. 29, 2014.

The Corps of Engineers will conduct scheduled maintenance on the main lock chamber miter gates. During this time, Robert C. Byrd Locks will only lock recreational craft at noon and 4 p.m. unless traffic patterns allow additional lockages. 

Robert C. Byrd Locks & Dam is located on the Ohio River at Mile No. 279.2, downstream of Gallipolis, Ohio. 

For more information or questions please contact the Public Affairs Office at 304-399-5353.  


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Release no. PA14-19