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Chittenden Locks Large chamber closed Nov. 6-22

SEATTLE – The large lock at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard is scheduled to close to all marine traffic from 9 p.m., Nov. 6, to 8 p.m., Nov. 22, for annual maintenance. The small lock will still be available for vessels less than 120 feet in length and 26 feet in width throughout the large lock maintenance period. Mariners may experience delays, depending on passage demand. [Read More]
Published: Oct-20-17

Chittenden Locks kicks off Centennial Weekend Events Friday

SEATTLE – Join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as we kick off the 4th of July weekend with several Centennial events, including the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks 100th Anniversary ceremony, 10 a.m., July 4. [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-17

Chittenden Locks hosting Fisheries Day June 17

SEATTLE – Join Corps Natural Resource Management staff for a Fisheries Day 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 17 at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Twenty federal, tribal, state and local governments, and other organizations and groups are scheduled to offer information and activities about salmon and other environmental aspects. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-17

Chittenden Locks help juvenile salmon on journey to Puget Sound

SEATTLE – Studies have shown it’s no easy task for juvenile salmon to make it through the Lake Washington basin to Puget Sound and one of the obstacles they must pass is the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard. Although salmon have been navigating the 100-year-old Locks for as long as it’s been operating, studies in the 1990s indicated they were having a difficult time. The Lock’s primary passage routes were deep in the water column, not easily found by juvenile salmon which stay closer to the surface. [Read More]
Published: May-19-17

Chittenden Locks small chamber to close about 10 hours Jan. 30

The small lock at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard will close to all marine traffic from about 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 30 for test drilling. [Read More]
Published: Jan-27-17

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks large chamber to close January 17 from 8 a.m. to noon

The large lock will close to all marine traffic for pump plant-related work from 8 a.m. to noon January 17. The small lock will still be available for vessels less than 120 feet in length and 26 feet in width during this period. [Read More]
Published: Dec-29-16

Chittenden Locks Large chamber closed Nov. 7-23

SEATTLE – The large lock at the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard is scheduled to close to all marine traffic from 9 a.m., Nov. 7, to 8 p.m., Nov. 23, for annual maintenance. [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-16

Army Corps raising Lake Washington to summer elevation early

SEATTLE – For the second consecutive year, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will raise lakes Washington and Union earlier than typical to the target summer 22-foot elevation due to lower than normal inflows. [Read More]
Published: May-04-16

Chittenden Locks small chamber closing for annual maintenance

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks small chamber closed to marine traffic noon, March 14 through 5 p.m., March 25. [Read More]
Published: Mar-07-16

Corps of Engineers begins Lake Washington annual summer refill

SEATTLE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials began Lake Washington’s annual summer refill operations Feb. 18. [Read More]
Published: Feb-18-16
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