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By Tracy Thompson
the Times 

Broken Lock to Be Fixed by September 30


September 19, 2019

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The goods transport and vessel crisis due to a broken lock at the Bonneville Dam along the Columbia River now has an end date. According to the Portland District of the Army Corps of Engineers the Bonneville navigation lock will return to service, allowing vessels to pass through the lock, beginning 10 a.m. Sept. 30.

"It's important to recognize the patience from our Columbia River users, who depend on this critical piece of infrastructure to run their businesses," said Portland District Commander Col. Aaron Dorf.

"This lock closure is significant, which is why our engineers, experts and co...

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