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Posted 8/10/2015

Release no. 15-028


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Bill Dowell
206-764-3464
william.r.dowell@usace.army.mil

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard will close to all marine traffic 12:30 to 4:30 a.m., August 14 for electrical upgrades.

Corps officials selected the early-morning, low-usage time to complete the upgrades that will, when complete, improve reliability for the nearly 100-year-old facility.

For more information about activities at the Locks, visit the Locks’ Web site at http://bit.ly/BallardLocks. Also follow the Locks on Facebook and Twitter: www.facebook.com/chittendenlocks and http://twitter.com/ChittendenLocks.

Ballard Locks Chittenden Locks U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE