Locks & Dams

A series of 26 locks are found along the Tennessee, Black Warrior Tombigbee Waterway, and Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. The ten locks on the Tenn-Tom allow a tow size of 8 barges in single lockage, have an interior dimension of 600’L x 110’W and have a total lift of 341’.  They operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   


River Mile



Tennessee River Locks

Kentucky River22.0(270) 362-4226Grand Rivers, KY
Pickwick206.0(731) 925-2334Pickwick Dam, TN
Wilson259.4(256) 764-5223Florence, AL
Wheeler274.9(256) 247-3311Rodgersville, AL
Guntersville349.0(256) 582-3263Grant, AL
Nickajack424.7(256) 942-3985Jasper, AL
Chickamouga471.0(423) 875-6230Chattanooga, TN
Watts Bar529.9(423) 334-3522Watts Bar Dam, TN
Fort Loudon602.3(865) 986-2762Lenoir City, TN
Melton HillClinch River

Black Warrior Tombigbee Waterway Locks

Coffeeville117.0(205) 276-3293Coffeeville, AL
Demopolis213.0(205) 289-0645Demopolis, AL
Seldon261.0(205) 372-3571Sawyerville, AL
Oliver338.0(205) 758-4860Tuscaloosa, AL
Holt347.0(205) 553-1711Cottondale, AL
Bankhead385.0(205) 339-1921Adger, AL

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Locks

Howell Heflin266.0Gainesville, AL
Tom Bevill306.8Pickensville, AL
John C. Stennis334.7Columbus, MS
Aberdeen357.5Aberdeen, MS
Amory371.1Amory, MS
Glover Wikins376.3Smithville, MS
Fulton391.0Fulton, MS
John Rankin398.4Itawamba County, MS
G.V. “Sonny” Mongomery406.7Itawamba County, MS
Whitten411.9Belmont, MS

For information about current lock conditions visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website.