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Title: Red River Waterway, Lock and Dam no. 4. Report 2, Navigation alignment conditions : hydraulic model investigation
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Vicksburg District.
Park, Howard E.
Keywords: Hydraulic models
Hydraulic structures
Lock and Dam No. 4
Red River Waterway
Red River, Louisiana
Hydraulic structures
Navigation conditions
Issue Date: Sep-1997
Publisher: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; HL-90-2 rept. 2.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: Lock and Dam No.4 is the fourth lock in a series of five to be constructed on the Red River Waterway from the vicinity of Old River to Shreveport, LA. Lock 4 is located in a cutoff canal on the left descending bank about 169 postproject river miles above the mouth of the Red River. The principal structures include an 84- by 785-ft lock, a gated spillway containing five tainter gates, and a hinged crest gate 100 ft wide. The fixed-bed model reproduced about 3.5 miles of realigned river channel and adjacent overbank area at an undistorted model scale of 1:100. The model investigation was concerned with determining the effects on navigation through the study reach for the proposed design and developing modifications required to the design that would provide satisfactory navigation conditions.
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