Calumet -Sag Navigation Project

by Jr. Corey,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 3, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper


Improvements to Calumet-Sag Channel connecting Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal and Calumet River have been completed; barge tows four times larger than present tows will be able to move freely through channel to connect with deep draft navigation at Lake Calumet; first phase of project consists of utility relocation, dredging, relocation of railway and highway bridges, and construction of navigation lock.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Navigation (geomatic) | Navigation (waterway) | Railroad bridges | Highway bridges | Canals | Barges | Lakes | Chicago | Illinois | United States

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