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List of locks and dams of the Upper Mississippi River

This is a list of current and former locks and dams of the Upper Mississippi River which begins at the Mississippi River's confluence with the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois.
The inland and intercoastal waterways, with the Upper Mississippi highlighted in red.
Upper Mississippi River Stairway of Water.

Locks and Dams

Name Location Miles above the Ohio Coordinates Pool Elevation Notes

Minnesota

Lake Itasca Stepping Stones / Dam Itasca State Park Lake Itasca
1,475 feet
Stepping stones placed by CCC with creation of new channel / outlet for Mississippi
Vekin's Dam 8 miles north of Lake Itasca n/a
Ottertail Power Co. Dam 7 miles east of Bemidji Lake Bemidji
1,335 feet
Knutson Dam About 15 miles (24 km) east and north of city of Cass Lake Cass Lake
1,301 feet
Winnibigoshish Lake Dam About 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Deer River Lake Winnibigoshish
1,290 feet
Pokegama Dam Mile 1187
Blandin Paper Co. Dam Mile 1183.6
Potlatch Dam Brainerd, Minnesota Rice Lake
1,174 Feet
Little Falls Dam Little Falls, Minnesota
Blanchard Dam Royalton, Minnesota
Sartell Dam Sartell, Minnesota
St. Cloud Dam St. Cloud, Minnesota
Coon Rapids Dam Brooklyn Park / Coon Rapids, Minnesota No locks, ends navigable portion of river
Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Minneapolis, Minnesota ~854 799 feet Last lock upstream on river. Since June 9, 2015, the lock has remained closed to prevent the spread of invasive Asian Carp.[1]
Lower Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Minneapolis, Minnesota ~853 750 feet
Meeker Island Lock and Dam
(demolished)
Minneapolis, Minnesota / St. Paul, Minnesota ~850 NA demolished, originally known as Lock and Dam No. 2
Lock and Dam No. 1 Minneapolis, Minnesota / St. Paul, Minnesota ~847.8 725 feet Ford Plant Powerhouse on East side
Lock and Dam No. 2 Hastings, Minnesota ~815 687 feet

Minnesota - Wisconsin

Lock and Dam No. 3 Red Wing, Minnesota 796.9 675 feet
Lock and Dam No. 4 Alma, Wisconsin ~753 667 feet The lock is on the Wisconsin side right next to a small cafe.
Lock and Dam No. 5 Winona County, Minnesota ~738.1 660 feet Visitor parking next to the lock.
Lock and Dam No. 5A Goodview, Minnesota ~728.5 651 feet
Lock and Dam No. 6 Trempealeau, Wisconsin ~714.1 646 feet
Lock and Dam No. 7 La Crescent, Minnesota ~702.5 639 feet
Lock and Dam No. 8 Genoa, Wisconsin ~679.2 631 feet Visitor parking right next to the lock.

Iowa - Wisconsin

Lock and Dam No. 9 Harpers Ferry, Iowa ~647.9 620 feet Parking area next to lock on Wisconsin side.
Lock and Dam No. 10 Guttenberg, Iowa ~615.0 611 feet
Lock and Dam No. 11 Dubuque, Iowa ~583 603 feet

Iowa - Illinois

Lock and Dam No. 12 Bellevue, Iowa ~556.7 592 feet
Lock and Dam No. 13 Clinton, Iowa ~522.5 583 feet
Lock and Dam No. 14 LeClaire, Iowa ~493.2 572 feet
Lock and Dam No. 15 Rock Island, Illinois ~482.8 561 feet
Lock and Dam No. 16 Muscatine, Iowa ~457.2 545 feet
Lock and Dam No. 17 New Boston, Illinois ~437 536 feet
Lock and Dam No. 18 Gladstone, Illinois ~410.5 528 feet
Lock and Dam No. 19 Keokuk, Iowa ~364 518 feet

Missouri - Illinois

Lock and Dam No. 20 Canton, Missouri ~343 480 feet
Lock and Dam No. 21 Quincy, Illinois ~324.9 470 feet
Lock and Dam No. 22 Saverton, Missouri ~301.2 460 feet
Lock and Dam No. 24 Clarksville, Missouri ~273.4 449 feet
Lock and Dam No. 25 Winfield, Missouri ~241.4 434 feet
Lock and Dam No. 26 (historical) Alton, Illinois ~202.5 419 feet Demolished
Melvin Price Locks and Dam
aka Lock and Dam No. 26
East Alton, Illinois ~200.8
Chain of Rocks Dam
aka Dam No. 27
Glasgow Village, Missouri ~190.2 398 feet
Chain of Rocks Lock
aka Lock No. 27
Granite City, Illinois

Notes and references


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local p = {}


-- Helper functions


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local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


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function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
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See also

External links

  • USACE St. Paul District Locks and Dams
  • HAER - Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project History, Mississippi River between Minneapolis & Guttenberg, IA, Red Wing vicinity, Goodhue County, MN Lock & Dams 3-10
  • HAER - Upper Mississippi River 9-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dams 11-22, Upper Mississippi River, Dubuque, Dubuque County, IA - 126 data pages
  • HAER - Upper Mississippi River Nine-Foot Channel Project, Lock & Dam Nos. 24-27, Clarksville, Pike County, MO - 126 data pages
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