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 Heflin266.0(205) 652-9258Gainesville, AL
Tom Bevill306.8(205) 373-2942Pickensville, AL
John C. Stennis334.7(662) 328-7075Columbus, MS
Aberdeen357.5(662) 369-7966Aberdeen, MS
Thad Cochran Lock371.1(662) 256-4051Amory, MS
Glover Wikins376.3(662) 651-4966Smithville, MS
Fulton391.0(662) 862-7431Fulton, MS
John Rankin398.4(662) 585-3080Itawamba County, MS
G.V. "Sonny" Mongomery406.7(662) 585-3915Itawamba County, MS
Whitten411.9(662) 454-7977Belmont, MS
For information about current lock conditions visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website.