Knowlesville lift bridge currently can’t go up due to mechanical issue

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 August 2021 at 1:44 pm

KNOWLESVILLE – The lift bridge in Knowlesville currently is inoperable due to a mechanical issue that has the bridge in the down position.

That means vessels can’t pass “until further notice,” the Canal Corp. advised boaters at about noon today.

The Canal Corp. said it will be providing updates about the situation through the “Notice to Mariners” notification program at

UPDATE: The State Canal Corp. reported at 4:20 p.m. the bridge was repaired and back in operation.