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Lock Characteristics
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File Name: \lockchar\data\lockchar.txt and \lockchar\xls\lockchar.xls

NUMBER    NAME           DESCRIPTION                           TYPE  WIDTH

  

  

  1       NDCCODE       Unique NDC dock & lock ID               TEXT    10

  2       REGION        Geographic Region code                  TEXT    02

                          AT=ATLANTIC        IN=INLAND

                          GL=GREAT LAKES     PC=PACIFIC COAST

                          GU=GULF OF MEXICO

  3       RIVERCD       LPMS river code                         TEXT    02

  4       LOCKCD        LPMS lock code                          TEXT    02

  5       CHMBCD        LPMS chamber code                       TEXT    01

  6       NOCHMB        # of chambers in the lock               INTG    01

  7       PMSDATA       LPMS data collected at lock site (Y/N)  TEXT    01

  8       NAVSTR        Structure name (Lock name)              TEXT    35

  9       CHAMBN        Chamber name                            TEXT    15

 10       CHB1          (M) MAIN (A) AUX (C) CONTROL STRUCTURE  TEXT    01

 11       STR1          Type of structure                       TEXT    01

     

     (L) LOCK & DAM  (F) FLOOD GATE  (C) CONTROL STRUCTURE  (B) BARRIER

          

 12       PMSNAME        LPMS Lock Name                         TEXT    33

 13       ALIAS          Alias name of structure                TEXT    45

 14       STATUS         Status of lock (operable/inoperable)   TEXT    01

                        

                        (1) OPERATIONAL

                        (2) SEASONAL

                        (3) OPERATIONAL - WEEKEND/SUMMER

                        (4) UNDER CONSTRUCTION

                        (5) CARETAKER

                        (6) INOPERABLE

                        (7) CLOSED WITH OPEN GATES

                        (8) REPLACED



 15       RIVER          River name                             TEXT    35

 16       RIVERMI        River milepoint of structure           NUMB    6,2

 17       BANK           Lock location (L or R obnd river bank) TEXT    01

 18       LIFT           Dist. from empty to full               NUMB    05

 19       LENGTH         Length of chamber                      NUMB    05

 20       CHMBUL         Chamber useable length                 NUMB    05

 21       WIDTH          Width of chamber                       NUMB    05

 22       CHMBUW         Chamber useable width                  NUMB    05

 23       AUDPA          Authorized channel depth (above)       NUMB    05

 24       AUDPB          Authorized channel depth (below)       NUMB    05

 25       UPDPTHMS       Upper depth of miter sill              NUMB    05

 26       LWDPTHMS       Lower depth of miter sill              NUMB    05

 27       YEAROPEN       Year structure opened                  NUMB    04

 28       GATETYPE       Physical description of gate           TEXT    50

 29       GATE           Type of gate                           TEXT    01



     (1) MITER      (3) SECTOR   	(4) TAINTER
	 
     (5) VERTICAL & SUBMERSIBLE

     (6) LEAF       (7) REPLACED



 30       CHNLGTH        Channel length                         NUMB    05

 31       CHNDPTHA       Channel depth (above)                  NUMB    05

 32       CHNDPTHB       Channel depth (below)                  NUMB    05

 33       CHNWDTHA       Channel width (above)                  NUMB    05

 34       CHNWDTHB       Channel width (below)                  NUMB    05

 35       WWPROJCT       Waterway project                       TEXT    50

 36       MOORING        Mooring devices (Y or N)               TEXT    01

 37       MULTI          Multi use of structure                 TEXT    06



                         (N) NAVIGATION      (P) POWER

                         (R) RECREATION      (F) FLOOD CONTROL

                         (C) COMMERCIAL      (I) IRRAGATION



 38       DIVISION       COE Division                           TEXT    04

 39       DISTRICT       COE District                           TEXT    03

 40       STATE          State of lock                          TEXT    02

 

 These codes are for the following fields: MAINT1, OPER1, OWNER1



           1 = CORPS          2 = TVA             3 = OTHER FEDERAL

           4 = STATE          5 = LOCAL (CITY)    6 = PRIVATE

           7 = CONTRACTOR     8 = CARETAKER       9 = OTHER

          10 = UNKNOWN

  

 41       MAINT1         Designated code for maintenance        NUMB    02

 42       OPER1          Designated code for operation          NUMB    02

 43       OWNER1         Designated code for owner              NUMB    02

 44       TOWN           Town of structure                      TEXT    30

 45       COUNTY1        County of structure                    TEXT    30

 46       MOORING_R      Mooring remarks                        TEXT    70

 47       GEN_REMK       General lock site remarks              TEXT    80

 48       REP_LK_N       Name of replaced lock (lookup)         TEXT    35


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