Arkansas River Plan

by W. Whipple,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 15-28

Document Type: Journal Paper


Development of Arkansas River for navigation purposes from Mississippi River to vicinity of Tulsa, Okla; locks and dams must be utilized to obtain navigable depths; large reservoirs now under construction will retain large part of sediment load; entire project, which includes flood control and power generation of 324 Mw is estimated to cost $1,201,000,-000; final plan provides eight dams and locks.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Locks (waterway) | Navigation dams | Locks (dam) | Navigation (waterway) | Reservoirs | Infrastructure construction | Sediment loads | Arkansas | Mississippi River

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