City sets holiday schedule for the Chiquita Lock
The Chiquita Lock will begin the annual holiday schedule today, Dec. 24. The lock will close today at 10 p.m. Lock operators will be available on a “call back” basis after 10 p.m. and only until 6 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 25.
The lock will be closed to all boat traffic on Christmas Day from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call back service will be available on Christmas Day after 6 p.m.
Chiquita Lock will resume regular operations on Friday, Dec.26. Regular operating hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The lock will remain open until midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 31, to accommodate New Year’s celebration traffic.
The call back number for the lock is 542-5661. During the regular operating schedule, the city will provide a 30-minute call back response after 10 p.m.
In case of emergency, boaters can contact the Cape Coral Police Department non-emergency number at 574-3223 for lock assistance.