Corps to expand hours at Allegheny Lock 5

Published May 21, 2013

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District will expand hours at Lock 5 on the Allegheny River beginning May 25. Lock 5 will be open to both commercial and recreational boaters seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.


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Pittsburgh District’s 26,000 square miles include portions of western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, eastern Ohio, western Maryland and southwestern New York.  Our jurisdiction includes more than 328 miles of navigable waterways, 23 navigation locks and dams, 16 multi-purpose flood control reservoirs, 42 local flood protection projects and other projects to protect and enhance the Nation’s water resources, infrastructure and environment.


Dan Jones

Release no. NR13-141A