Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

October 05, 2007 10:25 ET

Public Notice/Closing Date For 2007 Navigation Season: St. Andrews Lock and Dam, Lockport, Manitoba

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2007) - St. Andrews Lock and Dam will be closed to navigation at midnight Sunday, October 14, 2007, at which time navigation through the lock will be discontinued for the season.

The raising of the dam will commence at 8:00 a.m., Monday, October 15, 2007 and water levels in the Red and Assiniboine Rivers in the vicinity of the City of Winnipeg to Lockport will be lowered slowly, weather permitting. Should winter conditions set in, the dam will be removed as and when required.

Owners of vessels, barges and all property on these rivers and tributaries are hereby notified to protect their property.

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    Media Relations Unit
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