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Illinois Waterway, Peoria Lock and Dam, 1071 Wesley Road, Creve Coeur, Tazewell County, IL

Illinois Waterway, Peoria Lock and Dam, 1071 Wesley Road, Creve Coeur, Tazewell County, IL

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Significance: The Peoria Lock and Dam site is significant as a component of the Illinois Waterway, which provided a navigable route from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River and beyond. Peoria Dam is also significant as one of the few surviving examples of a dam with Chanoine wicket gates in this country.
Survey number: HAER IL-164-B
Building/structure dates: 1935-1939 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after. 1970- before. 1979 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1986-1988 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1990 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 0400169



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District
Griffin, A F
Farrar, Walter B
Le Gromwell, Paul
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company
C.A. Hooper Company
Calumet Shipyard & Dock Company
Hunter Steel Company
High Point Lumber Company
Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation
Chicago Wood Piling Company
Kingston Lake Gravel Company
Strobel Construction Company
A.H. Knudson and Company
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, sponsor
Lockett, Dana, project manager
Deiss, Ron, project manager
Christianson, Justine, transmitter


creve coeur40.62981, -89.61823
Google Map of 40.6298062, -89.61823


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