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Old 04-12-2021, 03:39   #1
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Canaveral locks????

Coming into Canaveral for an unscheduled stop. Any info on the locks? I have ZERO experience w locks!! Do they open on a schedule? Any suggestions on going through them? Also C/map shows 89.9’ open clearance for bridge. We’re 83’. Is the 88.9’ the lowest part on the sides when open? Never had to cut it this close. Thanks in advance!
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Old 04-12-2021, 04:21   #2
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Re: Canaveral locks????

I think those bridges are bascules. The limiting clearance looks like the power lines.


The locks will guide you in n once you contact them

https://www.saj.usace.army.mil/CanaveralLock/
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Re: Canaveral locks????

If possible call ahead when in cell phone range for the latest lock info..their skeds can change at the last minute..
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Old 04-12-2021, 08:07   #4
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Re: Canaveral locks????

It has been a couple years since I've transited that lock but I don't remember anything interesting or difficult about it. Pretty similar to the Virginia Cut or Dismal Swamp locks IIRC. Hours appear to be 6:30AM to 9PM

The Corps of Engineers website has this - For up to date Lock information contact the shift operator 7 AM to 5 PM at:
Canaveral Lock 321-783-5421
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