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IDNR Announces Operations Schedule at Stratton Lock and Dam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONTACTS:
Ed Cross
217-557-1240
IDNR Announces Operations Schedule at Stratton Lock and Dam
MCHENRY, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the 2017 operating schedule for the Stratton Lock and Dam facility on the Fox River in McHenry Co. 

The Stratton Lock will open for the 2017 season on Wednesday, May 3.  IDNR lock tenders will operate the Stratton Lock on Wednesdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., and on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until midnight through October 29.

The lock will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays (with the exception of holidays, when the lock will operate from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.) for the 2017 season.  The Stratton Lock is also closed for the winter season each year from Nov. 1 through April 30.

For more information on operations at Stratton Lock, check the IDNR website at https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/WaterResources/Pages/StrattonLockandDam.aspx
 
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