Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks) – Closures of the large lock chamber

Fall 2019: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commence the first of five extended 45-day closures of the large lock chamber to replace the valve gates in the 101–year-old Chittenden Locks. The valve gates are original equipment that must be replaced to keep the Locks operational.

The projected 45-day closure periods are:

October 12, 2019 through December 3, 2019

February 12, 2020 through April 5, 2020

October 12, 2020 through December 3, 2020

February 12, 2021 through April 5, 2021

November 9, 2021 through November 24, 2021

For more information, contact the Seattle District Public Affairs Office: Bill Dowell at (206) 764-3464 and email:   william.r.dowell@usace.army.mil