Joe D. Waggonner, Jr. Lock and Dam, central Louisiana
Lock No. 5 is formed by Joe D. Waggonner, Jr. Lock and Dam on the Red River in Catahoula County, Louisiana and is used for improved navigation and recreation purposes. Construction was completed in 1985. At normal levels it has a surface area of 4.1 square miles. It is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Joe D. Waggonner, Jr. Lock & Dam, also known as Lock No. 5 is a gravity dam. The core is earth. The foundation is soil. Its length is 2063 feet. Maximum discharge is 255000 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 59900 acre feet. Normal storage is 43000 acre feet. It drains an area of 67550 square miles.
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