John Overton Lock And Dam, west Louisiana
Lock No. 2 is impounded by John Overton Lock and Dam on the Red River in Rapides County, Louisiana and is used for improved navigation and recreation purposes. Construction was completed in 1987. It has a normal surface area of 5.9 square miles. It is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
John Overton Lock And Dam, also known as Lock No. 2 is a gravity dam. The core is earth. The foundation is soil. Its length is 914 feet. Maximum discharge is 255000 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 67500 acre feet. Normal storage is 67500 acre feet. It drains an area of 67458 square miles.
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