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Lock & Dam 10

  • Located on Mississippi River mile 615.0 near Guttenberg, Iowa.
  • Constructed and placed in operation November 1937. Site is undergoing major rehabilitation which began in 1989 and is scheduled for completion in 2006.
  • Dam consists of a concrete dam 763 feet long with four roller gates and eight tainter gates. Earth embankment is 6,000 feet long with a concrete spillway 1,200 feet long.
  • Lock is 110 feet wide by 600 feet long.
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Recreation Opportunities

Site has public observation platform and restrooms open from dawn until dusk each day from April to November.
Lock and Dam 10
Lock & Dam 10, Guttenburg, Iowa

Contact information

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District
Lock and Dam No. 10

PO Box 849
Guttenburg, IA 52052-0849

(563) 252-1261