The Pittsburgh District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains and operates 23 navigation facilities on the Monongahela, Ohio, and Allegheny Rivers- the largest, oldest, and most fatigued navigation system in the nation.
Join us for a tour of Dashields Locks and Dam located on the Ohio River! This facility has been in operation since August 1, 1929 and consist of two lock chambers and a fixed crest dam - the only fixed crest dam on the Ohio River. On average, this site performs 5,000 lockages and assists in the transportation of 15 million tons of cargo per year.
In addition to a tour of the facility, a short presentation will be given by some of the Safety and Occupational Health staff of the Pittsburgh District detailing work activities, associated potential safety and occupational health hazards, and the challenges encountered.
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