Accession Number : AD0724926

Title :   Spillway Stilling Basins for Maxwell and Opekiska Locks and Dams, Monongahela River, Pennsylvania and West Virginia; Hydraulic Model Investigation.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. May-Jul 59,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Melsheimer,E. S. ; Murphy,T. E.

Report Date : OCT 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Maxwell and Opekiska locks and dams are proposed navigation structures which will be located 61 and 115 miles, respectively, above the mouth of the Monongahela River at Pittsburg, Pennslyvania. The locks and dams are units in a general plan for modernization of navigation facilities on the Monongahela River and will replace four outdated locks and dams. Stilling basins will also be provided with model tests to develop the most efficient type.

Descriptors :   (*DAMS, *HYDRAULIC MODELS), DRAINAGE, RIVERS, NAVIGATION, PIERS, FLOODS, CONCRETE, STRUCTURES, STEEL, CONSTRUCTION, PENNSYLVANIA, WEST VIRGINIA

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE