Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3

Approx. 1 mi. N of Barrington
New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Historic Document

Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3 is located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania certified as a historic location on Friday April 21, 2000. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, more specifically a Water-Related. Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3 was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Transportation, Maritime History, Architecture, Engineering.

Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3 Information

Other Name: Allegheny River Navigation System MPS
Other Name: New Lock No. 3
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1932, 1934
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Vang Construction Co.; Seeds & Derham
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Army Corps Of Engineers

Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3 Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 106
Number of historically contributing buildings: 2
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 4
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 2
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
New Kensington Historic Locations Allegheny County Historic Locations Pennsylvania Historic Locations