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Dashields Locks and Dam

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Opening date  1929
Impounds  Ohio River
Construction began  1927
Type of dam  fixed crest dam
Length  483 m
Impound  Ohio River
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Official name  Dashields Locks and Dam
Operator(s)  United States Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District
Normal elevation  692 feet above sealevel
Similar  Ohio River, Emsworth Locks and Dam, Montgomery Locks and Dam, Allegheny River Lock and Dam, New Cumberland Locks an

Dashields Lock and Dam is a dam on the Ohio River. It is located less than 15 miles down stream of Pittsburgh. There are two locks, one for commercial barge traffic that's 600 feet long by 110 feet wide, and the recreational auxiliary lock is 360 feet long by 56 feet wide. Dashields locks averages about 450 commercial lock throughs every month and 200-300 lock throughs a month on the recreational auxiliary lock.

Map of Dashields Locks and Dam, Moon, PA 15108, USA

References

Dashields Locks and Dam Wikipedia


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