Three Locks to be Temporarily Closed for Underwater Safety Inspections

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South Florida Water Management District

Navigation Notice

Dec. 16, 2019

Three Locks to Temporarily Close for Underwater Safety Inspections

ST. CLOUD, Fla. - Three navigational locks will temporarily close starting tomorrow for underwater safety inspections necessary to ensure the locks continue to be safe for the boating public.

  • The S-61 Lock closes tomorrow-Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019.
  • The S-65A Lock closes Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020-Thursday Jan. 9, 2020.
  • The S-65 Lock closes Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020-Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020.

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When conditions allow, SFWMD operates navigation locks to provide greater access for the public. 

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