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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks closing pedestrian gates to all visitors

Published March 17, 2020

Due to the changing environment in regards to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and aligning with other local government agencies, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks will be closing all the pedestrian gates to visitors and commuters effective March 17 at 9:00 p.m. This includes the north gate near Northwest 54th street and the south gate near West Commodore Way.

Locks operations for maritime traffic will not be affected. As a reminder, the large chamber is closed to all marine traffic for the Stoney Gate Valve Project through 4 p.m. April 4.

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


Contact
Dallas Edwards
206-674-6958
dallas.d.edwards@usace.army.mil

Release no. 20-013