88th Congress, 2d Session United States. ... Modern tows of barges, often over 1, 000 feet long, are too big for the old 600-foot locks, necessitating the costly process of double-locking. ... Accordingly, in 1954, Congress initiated a modernization program on the Ohio River (see foldout chart No. ... It requires some 5 to 7 years to construct each lock and dam installation. ... The program having been begun in fiscal 1955, this would have meant an average for the 19 of close to 2 newanbsp;...
|Title||:||Public Works Appropriations for 1965|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations|