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City sets holiday schedule for the Chiquita Lock

By Staff | Dec 23, 2014

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.