The Chiquita Lock will begin the annual holiday schedule on Monday, Dec. 24. The lock will close Monday at 6 p.m. Lock operators will be available on a "call back" basis after 6 p.m. and only until 6 a.m. Tuesday, 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 Wednesday, Dec. 26. Regular operating hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. However, the lock will remain open until midnight 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 Police non-emergency number at 574-3223 for lock assistance.