Locks to be closed Monday morning

The Ballard Locks will be closed to boaters for much of Monday morning and possibly on Tuesday. The Army Corps of Engineers is sending divers down to check on the “Adult Salmon Exclusion Structure” that was installed last year to prevent Chinook salmon from getting snagged in the locks’ water system. Both the large lock […]

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Small lock closed for maintenance

It’s that time of year at the Ballard Locks: the Army Corps of Engineers closed the small lock today through March 20th for its annual maintenance. “The large lock will continue to operate 24/7, and we will get the commercial traffic through as quickly as possible,” explained the Corps. “All pleasure boats will be using […]

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