Lock Repair at Little Goose
by Elaine Williams
Corps extends dam closure until May 1
Shippers that rely on the Snake and Columbia river system to get their products from Lewiston to Portland were scrambling Tuesday after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an extension of its annual maintenance outage at Little Goose Dam.
The dam's navigation lock will be closed, likely until May 1, so crews can repair a gudgeon, a metal arm at the top of the south gate leaf that hinges and holds the gate leaf to the lock wall.
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