S-127 Lock on Lake Okeechobee to temporarily close starting Aug. 13

The north shore lock at Buckhead Ridge will be closed for repairs

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OKEECHOBEE — For boaters navigating to and from Lake Okeechobee, the S-127 navigation lock at Buckhead Ridge in Glades County is scheduled to be closed from Monday, Aug. 13, through Wednesday, Aug. 22. During that time, staff from the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD) Okeechobee Field Station will be conducting repairs to the lock.

To get the latest information on navigation through SFWMD structures and waterways, visit www.sfwmd.gov/navigation.

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