USACE announces Ortona Lock underwater obstruction

Posted 7/16/21

To all traffic transiting the Ortona Lock, eastbound vessels approaching the lock should be aware the first starboard side dolphin has broken off below the water line; for westbound...

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USACE announces Ortona Lock underwater obstruction

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ORTONA – The Ortona Lock, shown in this photo from 2018, is on the Caloosahatchee River.
ORTONA – The Ortona Lock, shown in this photo from 2018, is on the Caloosahatchee River.

ORTONA — On July 14, the U.s. Army Corps Of Engineers issued the following press release:

To all traffic transiting the Ortona Lock, eastbound vessels approaching the lock should be aware the first starboard side dolphin has broken off below the water line; for westbound traffic this is the last port side dolphin. Vessels should avoid this area.

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