Waterway Regulations, Law Enforcement, and Agencies

448 Miles of River Highway in the Middle of the U.S.

INLAND WATERWAYS CONTACTS

Federal & State Agencies, Associations, and Commissions

 

Arkansas & Oklahoma
State Agencies, Associations and Commissions

 

 

 

Arkansas-Oklahoma Port Operators Association
5350 Cimarron Road
Catoosa, OK 74015
(918) 266-2291; FAX (918) 266-7678
cindy@tulsaport.com

 

Reporting of Oil or Hazardous Materials Spills

All oil or hazardous materials spills into a channel or waterway, regardless of size, must be reported IMMEDIATELY to the U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center (NRC) and your state’s environmental quality office.

Entire McClellan-Kerr System
U.S. Coast Guard
1-800-424-8802 (answered 24 hrs. a day)

Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Pollution Control and Ecology
8001 National Drive
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501)  682-0744

 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
1000 N.E. 10th St., Room 1212
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1212
1-800-522-0206

Chemtrec (if spill originates from the Tulsa Port of Catoosa)
1-800-424-9300

 

Regional NRC Offices

Memphis, TN           (901)  544-3912
Nashville, TN           (931)  736-5421
New Orleans, LA     (504)  589-6261
St. Louis, MO           (314)  539-3823

Arkansas Waterways Association

c/o Little Rock Port Authority
7500  Lindsey Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72203-3645
(501) 490-1468
e-mail:  waterway@mail.state.ar.us

Arkansas Waterways Commission

101 E. Capitol, Suite 370
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-1173; FAX (501) 682-1196
keith.garrison@arkansas.gov
www.waterways.dina.org

Arkansas River Historical Society Museum
Tulsa Port of Catoosa Authority Bldg.
5350 Cimarron Road
Catoosa, OK 74015
(918) 266-2291; FAX (918) 266-7678

Waterways Branch
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 660
Tulsa, OK 74101-0660
(918) 838-9933; FAX (918) 832-9074
Web:  www.okladot.state.ok.us/
cking@odot.org

Oklahoma Water Resources Board
3800 N. Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
(405)  530-8800;  FAX:  (405)  530-8900
www.state.ok.us/~owrb
and
440 S. Houston, Room 2
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918)  581-2924

 

FEDERAL AGENCIES

Federal Maritime Commission
800 N. Capitol St.
Washington, D.C. 20573
(202) 523-5725

U.S. Maritime Administration
400 Seventh St., SW
Washington, D.C. 20590
(202) 366-5823 Administrator
(202) 366-1718 Inland Waterways/Great Lakes; (202) 366-5759 Ports/Domestic Shipping

MARAD Central Region
365 Canal Street, Ste. 2590
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 589-6556

 

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
National Web Address: www.usace.army.mil

 

Districts Responsible for the
McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System

 

Little Rock District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 867
Little Rock, AR 72203-0867
(501) 324-5551; FAX (501) 324-6968
www.swl.usace.army.mil

Tulsa District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 61
Tulsa, OK 74121-0061
(918) 669-7366;  FAX:  (501)  669-7368
www.swt.usace.army.mil

 

Other Corps of Engineers Contacts

Vicksburg District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
4155 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Southwestern Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
1114 Commerce Street
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 767-2500; FAX (214) 767-2870
Lower Mississippi Valley Division
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
1400 Walnut Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Director of Civil Works
HQUSACE, CECW-ZA
20 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20314-1000
Chief of Engineers, Office of the
20 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20314
Chief of Engineers, Office of the
20 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20314
Institute for Water Resources
Navigation Section
Casey Building, CEWRC-IWR-N
Alexandria, VA 22315-3868
Navigation Data Center
Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center
P.O. Box 61280
New Orleans, LA 70161-1280
(504)  862-1471;  FAX (504)  862-1423
Waterways Experiment Station (WES)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
3909 Halls Ferry Road
Vicksburg, MS 39180-6199
(601)  634-2502

 

 

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
MARINE TERMINALS
McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System

Mile 71.0  Pine Bluff Marine Terminal
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 7835
Pine Bluff, AR 71611
(870) 535-0768
Mile 205.5  Russellville Marine Terminal
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 1087
Russellville, AR 72801
(501) 968-5008

Mile 341.0 Robert S. Kerr Marine Terminal
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Route HC-61 Box 419
Sallisaw, OK 74955
(918) 775-9791


 

U.S. COAST GUARD

USCG Marine Safety Office
200 Jefferson Avenue, Room 1301
Memphis, TN 38103-2300
(901) 544-3941; FAX (901) 544-3886

USCG Regulatory Office
/Public Affairs

1-800-451-9148

 

U.S. COAST GUARD MARINE DEPOTS
Location of Buoy Tenders
McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System


Mile 341.0 U.S. Coast Guard Depot
C.G.C. Muskingum
P.O. Box 626
Sallisaw, OK 74955-0626
(918) 775-4471 Phone/FAX
Mile 71.0 U.S. Coast Guard Depot
C.G.C. Kanawha
P.O. Box 7627
Pine Bluff, AR 71611
(870) 536-1134  Phone/FAX

 

 Lake & River
Law Enforcement and/or Regulatory Contacts

Arkansas Lake Patrol
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
Boating Safety and Law Enforcement
#2 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Law Enforcement (501) 223-6384
Boating Safety (501) 223-6371

Grand River Dam Authority
(Grand River & Tributaries)
P.O. Box 409
Vinita, OK 74301-0409
(918)  256-5545;  FAX (918)  256-5289

Oklahoma Lake Patrol
(Oklahoma Highway Patrol)
440 S. Houston, 1st Floor
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918)  581-2951 Tulsa
(918)  256-3388 Vinita

Oklahoma Highway Patrol
9191 E. Skelly Drive
Tulsa, OK 74129
(918) 627-3881

Oklahoma Dept. of Public Safety
P.O. Box 11415
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415
(405) 425-2143

Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation
P.O. Box 53465
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
(405)  521-3719  Law Enforcement
(918)  744-1039  Tulsa Office

Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission
P.O. Box 292
Tahlequah, OK 74465-0292
(918)  456-3251;  FAX:  (918)  456-8466

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
222 S. Houston
Tulsa, OK 74127
(918)  581-7458
(918)  581-7469  Law Enforcement

Little Rock District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 867
Little Rock, AR 72203-0867
(501)  324-5551

Tulsa District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 61
Tulsa, OK 74121-0061
(918)  669-7366