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Lock and Dam No. 25
Mississippi River Lock and Dam number 25 large.jpg
Mississippi River Lock and Dam number 25
Impounds Upper Mississippi River
Locale Winfield, Missouri
Length 1,296 feet (395.0 m)
Construction began 1935
Opening date May 18, 1939
Reservoir information
Creates Pool 25
Surface area 18,000 acres
Geographical Data
Coordinates 39°00′17″N 90°41′11″W / 39.00472°N 90.68639°W / 39.00472; -90.68639
Maintained by United States Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam No. 25 is a lock and dam located near Winfield, Missouri on the Upper Mississippi River around river mile 241.4. The movable portion of the dam is 1,296 feet (395.0 m) long and consists of three roller gates and 14 tainter gates. A 2,566 feet (782.1 m) submersible dike extends to the Illinois shore. A 5 miles (8.0 km) long dike is part of the facility extending upstream on the Missouri side of the river. The main lock is 110 feet (33.5 m) wide by 600 feet (182.9 m) long. In 2004, the facility was listed in the National Register of Historic Places as Lock and Dam No. 25 Historic District, #04000184 covering 3,164 acres (12.8 km2) , 2 buildings, 7 structures, 2 objects.

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Locks and dams of the Upper Mississippi River
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Upstream:
Lock and Dam No. 24
Downstream:
Melvin Price Locks and Dam

Coordinates: 39°00′17″N 90°41′11″W / 39.00472°N 90.68639°W / 39.00472; -90.68639


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