18-101 Corps temporarily closes Little Goose navigation lock

Published Sept. 5, 2018
STARBUCK, Wash. – Little Goose Dam's navigation lock temporarily closed to all vessel traffic today because of a malfunction with the downstream gate machinery, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations officials at the dam, located at Snake River Mile 70 near Starbuck, Washington.

Walla Walla District technical and maintenance staff are investigating the malfunction to determine a plan for repairs. Estimated return-to-service time is currently unknown.

Boaters can stay up to date on the lock status by liking and following Little Goose Dam’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/LittleGooseDam or checking news updates on the District’s website www.nww.usace.army.mil.

For more information about Corps recreation opportunities, please visit the Walla Walla District’s website www.nww.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation.aspx or contact the Natural Resource Management Office, 509-751-0250. For current dam-crossing information, call 1-888-DAM-INFO (1-888-326-4636).




Release no. 18-101