The Locks / Combined Locks

Combined Locks

Locks are open and will operate until 11:00PM on July 3rd and 4th

This lock stand stands out among all the system locks because it’s actually two locks built in series. The downstream gates of the upper lock serve as the upstream locks of the lower lock. The two locks were built one after another because of the drastic drop in river elevation at this location.

First Opened for Navigation: 1856

When Rebuilt: 1880, 2009

Construction: Quarry stone masonry, concrete caps, wood gates

Street Address: 201 Sanitorium Road Little Chute 54140 

Phone: 920-809-2189

Please note that a lock’s phone (and voicemail) is only monitored during its operating hours.

Lock Dimensions

GPS Coordinates

Operating Hours

Lower: 146 feet x 35.4 feet

Upper: 144 feet x 36.3

Sill Depth – 6 feet

Lift—XX feet

Latitude

N 44 16.554

Longitude

88 17.683

 

Fox River Navigational Charts NEED THESE AS ACTIVE LINKS:

Kaukauna, Little Chute


Combined Locks

Locks are open and will operate until 11:00PM on July 3rd and 4th

This lock stand stands out among all the system locks because it’s actually two locks built in series. The downstream gates of the upper lock serve as the upstream locks of the lower lock. The two locks were built one after another because of the drastic drop in river elevation at this location.

First Opened for Navigation: 1856

When Rebuilt: 1880, 2009

Construction: Quarry stone masonry, concrete caps, wood gates

Street Address: 201 Sanitorium Road Little Chute 54140 

Phone: 920-809-2189

Please note that a lock’s phone (and voicemail) is only monitored during its operating hours.

Lock Dimensions

GPS Coordinates

Operating Hours

Lower: 146 feet x 35.4 feet

Upper: 144 feet x 36.3

Sill Depth – 6 feet

Lift—XX feet

Latitude

N 44 16.554

Longitude

88 17.683

 

Fox River Navigational Charts NEED THESE AS ACTIVE LINKS:

Kaukauna, Little Chute

General Information

Latitude: 44.2759
Longitude: -88.29471
Opened Date: 1856
Rebuilt Date: 1880, 2009
Construction: Quarry stone masonry, concrete caps, wood gates

Lock Dimensions

Lower: 146 feet x 35.4 feet
Upper: 144 feet x 36.3
Sill Depth - 6 feet
Lift - (both locks) 25.4 feet

Hours of Operation

Open May 21 through September 5, Saturday & Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day, all days 10am-8pm

Location