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Lock and Dam No. 16

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Opening date  July 10, 1937
Creates  Pool 16
Area  41 ha
Construction began  1933
Length  1,315 feet (400.8 m)
Opened  10 July 1937
Added to NRHP  10 March 2004
Impound  Upper Mississippi River
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Location  Sweetland Township, Muscatine County, Iowa / Drury Township, Rock Island County, Illinois, near Muscatine, Iowa, USA
Operator(s)  United States Army Corps of Engineers
Impounds  Upper Mississippi River
Architecture firm  United States Army Corps of Engineers
Similar  Lock and Dam No 18, Lock and Dam No 20, Lock and Dam No 22, Lock and Dam No 24, Lock and Dam No 13

Lock and Dam No. 16 is a lock and dam located near Muscatine, Iowa on the Upper Mississippi River around river mile 457.2. The movable portion of the dam is 1,315 feet (400.8 m) long and consists of 4 roller gates and 15 Tainter gates. The lock is 110 feet (33.5 m) wide by 600 feet (182.9 m) long with a maximum lift of 9 feet (2.7m) In 2004, the facility was listed in the National Register of Historic Places as Lock and Dam No. 16 Historic District, #04000176 covering 1,024 acres (4.1 km2), 1 building, 5 structures, and 2 objects.

Map of Lock and Dam No. 16, Sweetland, IA 52761, USA

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Lock and Dam No. 16 Wikipedia


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