Chittenden Locks large chamber closing to marine traffic for dive work

Published Dec. 2, 2015

Chittenden Locks large chamber will close to marine traffic from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, for dive work related to pump plant construction.

If all work is not completed during this period, the lock chamber may also be closed 8:00 to 11:00 the following day, Thursday, Dec. 10.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers owns and operates the Chittenden Locks. The busiest in the nation, nearly 50,000 vessels lock through each year.

For current information about activities at the Locks, visit the Locks’ website at or follow the Locks on Facebook and Twitter: and

Steven Cosgrove

Release no. 15-049