Corps to open Upper Monongahela Locks this weekend

Published May 21, 2013

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District will be opening the three locks on the upper Monongahela, May 25-26 for a special event. The Morgantown, Opekiska and Hildebrand Locks will be open to recreational boaters from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.


The locks will also be open for special events June 22-23 and October 5-6.


Opekiska and Hildebrand are normally open to commercial traffic by appointment only. Normal operating hours at Morgantown are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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Dan Jones

Release no. NR 13-141