Design features of the waterway that will connect the north-flowing Tennessee River and the south-flowing Tombigbee River and construction of the navigation channel are described. The waterway consists of 3 distinct sections: a 270 km river section (with a 2.74 m by 91.4 m channel and 4 locks and dams) from Demopolis, Alabama to Amory, Mississippi; a 73 km canal section (with a 3.66 m) by 91.4 m channel and 5 locks) from Amory to Bay Springs Lock and Dam; and a 64 km divide cut (with a 3.66 m by 85.3 m channel) to the Tennessee River.

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    • Volume: 1
    • Issue Number: 23

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  • Accession Number: 00147854
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1977 12:00AM