August 11, 2017

Lake Okeechobee North Shore Locks Scheduled to Close Temporarily for Maintenance
Each boat lock will be closed for one day of maintenance
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Okeechobee, FL - For b oaters navigating to and from Lake Okeechobee, four navigation locks on the north shore will be closed for one day each in the coming weeks for maintenance. The scheduled closures are:
  • August 28 - Martin County: S-135 structure, J&S Fish Camp
  • August 30 - Okeechobee County: G-36 structure, Henry Creek
  • September 5 - Glades County: S-127 structure, Buckhead Ridge
  • September 7 - Glades County: S-131 structure, Lakeport
To get the latest information on navigation through SFWMD structures and waterways, visit .
Media Contact: 
Randy Smith  |    |  Office: 561-682-2800  |  Cell: 561-389-3386
The South Florida Water Management District is a regional governmental agency that manages the water resources in the southern part of the state. It is the oldest and largest of the state's five water management districts. Our mission is to protect South Florida's water resources by balancing and improving flood control, water supply, water quality and natural systems.

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