Southport Navigation Lock returns to service

The S-61 navigation lock, also known as the Southport Lock, is returning to service at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 24. The navigation lock’s normal operating hours will be 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the week, and 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the weekend.

The lock is located on the south end of Lake Tohopekaliga. It allows boats to access the C-35 Canal, which flows south into Cypress Lake.

For more information, contact Bill Graf at the SFWMD Orlando Service Center.

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