Upper Mississippi River Lock and Dam #24 - Clarksville, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 22.421 W 090° 54.359
15S E 680374 N 4360337
Quick Description: Lock and dam on the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 3/27/2007 8:39:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM1BT4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 94

Long Description:
Lock and dam #24 went into operation May 12, 1940. The lock and dam were part of the original 9-foot navigation project along the Upper Mississippi River. The lock is a single lock 600 feet long and 110 feet wide. The accompanying dam is 1340 feet long with 14 tainter gates.
Waterway Name: Mississippi

Connected Points:
Mississippi River Mile 273.4

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 05/12/1940

Elevation Difference (meters): 5.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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