Grote Merwedesluis, in Gorinchem: opening hours and contact

All about the Grote Merwedesluis: service times, location and contact details. On the water map below do you see this lock complex in its immediate vicinity. On the right on this page you will find the locking times, additional information and the telephone numbers and VHF channels.

 


 

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More information

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Shipping times Grote-Merwedesluis

Grote Merwedesluis

Width: 11.8 meter, length: 100 meter.
Lock length: 120 meter.
Threshold depth downstream/outside: 3.2 meter, threshold depth up/inside: 4 meter.

VHF-Channel: Channel 18, radio traffic Two way
Phone number: 0183-633308 / fax 0183-634415

Service times this week

Weekends and holidays, between 08:00h and 19:00h
Working days, between 06:00h and 22:00h

 
Operating times all year round

From 01-01 until 29-03

Saturday, between 08:00h and 18:00h
Sundays and public holidays, between 00:00h and 23:59h - No service
Working days, between 06:00h and 22:00h

On 30-03 (Goede Vrijdag)

Between 08:00h and 19:00h

On 31-03 (Eerste Paasdag)

Holidays, between 08:00h and 19:00h
Saturday, between 08:00h and 18:00h
Sunday, between 00:00h and 23:59h - No service
Working days, between 06:00h and 22:00h

From 01-04 until 31-10

Weekends and holidays, between 08:00h and 19:00h
Working days, between 06:00h and 22:00h

From 01-11 until 23-12

Saturday, between 08:00h and 18:00h
Sundays and public holidays, between 00:00h and 23:59h - No service
Working days, between 06:00h and 22:00h

On 24-12

All days, between 06:00h and 18:00h

From 25-12 until 30-12

Saturday, between 08:00h and 18:00h
Sundays and public holidays, between 00:00h and 23:59h - No service
Working days, between 06:00h and 22:00h

On 31-12

All days, between 06:00h and 18:00h

Administrator
Provincie Zuid-Holland
Postbus 90602
2509 LP Den Haag

Administrator visiting address
Zuid-Hollandplein 1 Den Haag
Phone: 070-4416611

Data updated: 25 Juli 2024, 05:26 uur, all data comes directly from Rijkswaterstaat systems.


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