Maxwell Lock & Dam
Maxwell Lock and Dam is a navigational lock and gated dam on the Monongahela River between Centerville in Washington County, and Luzerne Township in Fayette County in Pennsylvania. It is part of a series of dams that canalizes the Monongahela to a depth of at least 9 feet (2.7 m) for its entire length from Fairmont, West Virginia to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District.
|Maxwell Lock and Dam|
|Location||Fayette / Washington counties, near Centerville, Pennsylvania|
|Operator(s)||U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District|
|Dam and spillways|
Maxwell has two lock chambers located on the right-descending river bank. The dam's upper pool extends about 20.8 miles (33.5 km) upstream to Grays Landing Lock and Dam at Grays Landing, Pennsylvania.