Water-Related News

Burnt Store Isles Inlet lock undergoing maintenance

The City of Punta Gorda contractor, Kelly Brothers Inc., is performing renovations to the Burnt Store Isles Inlet (Lock). The project commenced the week of April 20, 2015 and will continue through June 20, 2015. The lock will be closed a second time to boat traffic for 24 hours on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Divers will be working underwater during the project so boaters shall use caution in the area and watch for signals from crew members above the waterline. Boaters should expect delays when passing through the lock.

If you have questions, please contact Gary Disher, Canal Maintenance Supervisor at 941-575-5050 between the hours of 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday thru Friday.