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Background informationProject Created: December 16, 2009
Chain of Rocks Canal, Locks, and Dam 27
Year in Operation:
Canal, Transportation Terminal
Diversion canal, with locks in the canal, to enable maritime traffic to pass by the Chain of Rocks Reach on the Mississippi River. Dam 27, located several miles away on the Mississippi River, is a 2,500 foot non-movalbe low water dam extending across the river. The purpose of Dam 27 is to maintain the lower pool of Dam 26, and to prevent boats from entering the chain of rocks reach.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Design Bid Build
Is the project still active:
Typical US Army Corps project, Design Bid Build.
3921 West 20th Street
United States of America
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
Access to Land
: 8.4 miles long Chain of Rocks Canal made available to bypass the 17 mile long Chain of Rocks Reach -- which contains numerous rock ledges that rendered it naturally unnavigable.
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers
Direct Cash Support: Direct federal appropriations under the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1930, which authorized the creation of a nine-foot deep navigation river channel throughout the Upper Mississippi River Nine Foot Navigation Project. Project cost in 1946-1953 -- $40 million.
Project Delivery & Finance Method
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Initial Design and Construction
Project Value (If and As Known)
Date of Estimated Project Value: July 1, 1953
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