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The three locks on the upper Monongahela River will be open to recreational boaters this weekend during limited hours.

The Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Morgantown, Opekiska and Hildebrand locks to recreational traffic from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 25 and 26.

The locks will also be open for special events June 22-23 and October 5-6.

Opekiska and Hildebrand are normally open to commercial traffic by appointment only. Normal operating hours at Morgantown are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.