PITTSBURGH -- The US Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is updating river users regarding
The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is alerting navigation industry that the auxiliary lock chambers at Montgomery and New Cumberland locks and dams on the Ohio River are closed due to deteriorating conditions.
The auxiliary chambers serve as back-ups to the main chambers at each facility. The main chambers will remain open to traffic, but should the main chambers close for any reason; this could result in a total river closure.
The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is notifying recreational boaters that the Upper Allegheny locks will be open this summer. Through a partnership with the Allegheny River Development Corporation, the Corps will be able to open Allegheny Locks 6-9 beginning this weekend and continuing each weekend through June 28.