The Clewiston News

Temporary closure of S-135 lock on Lake Okeechobee Sept. 25

The boat lock is one of four on the north shore to be closed for one day each for maintenance

OKEECHOBEE — For boaters navigating to and from Lake Okeechobee, a temporary closure of the S-135 navigation lock at J&S Fish Camp in Martin County has been scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25. This closure will last one day and is necessary to complete maintenance work for the lock.

The S-135 is one of four navigation locks on the north shore of the lake that will be closed for maintenance. The other day-long maintenance closures are:

• Sept. 5 – Glades County: S-127 structure, Buckhead Ridge

• Sept. 7 – Glades County: S-131 structure, Lakeport

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