Navigation Charts are 8½” x 14” scaled color maps that indicate important navigation features of special interest. Features shown on the charts include channel sailing line, U.S. navigation lights, daymarks, arrival point marks for locks, normal pool elevations, mouth of tributary streams, location of bars, channel buoys, bridges, aerial and submarine crossings, docks, terminals, landings and navigation structures. No soundings are shown. A listing of small boat harbors, ramps, landings and commercial river terminals are included at the back of each navigation chart book.
Download Pittsburgh District Navigation Charts
The Corps of Engineers’ Navigation Data Center, which is responsible for establishing and maintaining a variety of water transportation information systems, provides an Index to Navigation Charts by Corps District for information on navigation charts and related navigation information throughout the United States.
Purchase Navigation Charts
Allegheny River, Great Kanawha River, Monongahela River and Ohio River Navigation Charts are available by from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, by calling the Government Printing Office toll-free at (866) 512-1800 or by mail order with the Government Printing Office order form. Payment can be made by check, money order, major credit card or Superintendent of Documents Deposit Account. When ordering Navigation Charts from the Online Bookstore, enter "navigation charts" in the Search the Online Bookstore: field and click on the Search button. Click on the Add to Cart button below the publication title of your choice and follow the instructions provided to order your navigation charts.