Temporary river closure at Newburgh Lock and Dam Aug. 1st

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NEWBURGH, Ind. (WEHT) – The Ohio River will be temporarily closed at Newburgh Locks and Dam Thursday, August 1st.

The closure will be from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This will allow the Corps of Engineers Heavy Capacity Fleet to perform dive inspections of the miter gates.

Dive inspections are routine on this project to monitor the condition of the underwater structures.

The Corps of Engineers will closely coordinate updates with the Coast Guard and towing industry.

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(This story was originally published on July 31, 2019)

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