Monthly Archives: May 2020

Fox Locks: ensuring your safety

Posted on May 28, 2020 by

Many of the business practices we have at the Fox River Navigational System Authority already take into account social distancing simply due to the nature of our work at the locks. However, to comply with CDC guidelines and state recommendations, we are following these procedures to increase personal safety and limit exposure to the coronavirus. […]

Attention Kayakers: Rapide Croche lock remains closed

Posted on May 24, 2020 by

Many of the locks feature portages for kayaks or canoes and it is a great way to visit the locks and the Fox River. However, in recent years, people have been trespassing on the land and accessing the river at the closed Rapide Croche lock. According to Wisconsin state statute, this lock must remain closed […]

Welcome to our new board chair!

Posted on May 17, 2020 by

The new chair of the Fox River Navigational System Authority is no stranger to the organization. We welcome back former board member Ron Van De Hey to serve as board chairman. He was appointed by Gov. Evers to fill out the remainder of Tim Rose’s term due to his passing. Ron previously served on the […]

2020 Locks Schedule

Posted on May 7, 2020 by

Plans are underway to open the locks for the 2020 navigation season, but Governor Evers safer at home order will delay the official opening until Saturday, May 30. Originally several of the busier locks were scheduled to be open by mid-May, but the official opening to full navigation is tentatively scheduled for 5.30.20. “As a state […]