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IDNR Announces Seven-Day Operating Schedule at Stratton Lock Resumes June 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONTACTS:
Ed Cross
217-557-1240
IDNR Announces Seven-Day Operating Schedule at Stratton Lock Resumes June 28
MCHENRY, IL - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has announced that the William G. Stratton Lock and Dam on the Fox River in McHenry will resume full-time daily operations for the remainder of the 2017 boating season beginning June 28.

From June 28 through September 30, the Stratton lock tenders will operate the facility seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. until midnight.  From October 1-31, operating hours will be 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. daily.  The lock is closed for the season each year from November 1 through April 30.

Since the 2017 boating season lock operations began on May 3, Stratton lock hours have been 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sunday and holidays; 10:00 a.m. until midnight on Thursday through Saturday; and, closed each Monday and Tuesday.
 
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