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Posted 5/21/2013

Release no. NR 13-141

Dan Jones

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.


For media inquiries, contact the Public Affairs Office at 412-395-7500 or email: celrp-pa@usace.army.mil.



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