London Locks and Dam – London WV

Description

The Public Works Administration funded construction work at the London Locks and Dam on the Kanawha River, approximately 25 miles south of Charleston. The project was authorized through the River and Harbor Act of 3 July 1930. The Cost of construction was $3,269,800. The locks became operative in September 1933 and were completed in May 1934. The locks contain two parallel lock chambers. The project is currently operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Source notes

National Archives Record Group 69-PWA.

US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, London Locks and Dam: (http://www.lrh.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Locks-and-Dams/London-Locks-and-Dam/) accessed March 28, 2018.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on March 28, 2018.

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Location Info


London Locks
London, WV

Coordinates: 38.194106, -81.369286

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