US Army Corps of Engineers
Galveston District

Status of the Navigational Lock and Dam at the Trinity River Island Recreation Area

Old River Cutoff (Structure A)

                Closed

 

Navigation Lock           

                Open Hourly from 7 AM to 6 PM

                

Operating Procedures for the Navigational Lock and Dam at the Trinity River Island Recreation Area

- No stopping in the lock chamber

- No fishing from a vessel in the lock chamber

- Do not proceed through the lock chamber unless the light is green

- If you are not there at the top of the hour, you will not be able to pass through until the following top of the hour

Saltwater Operations, we protect local drinking water from saltwater contamination by closing the dam and navigation locks. The locks can be transited seven days a week for vessel traffic.  Vessels must request passage through the lock via pull-chain or phone at the top of each hour from:

7 AM to 6 PM

Please stop in Visitor Center or call (409)-389-2285 for more information.