Navigation locks on the Gliwice Canal

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The aim of the project was to adapt the Gliwice Canal to the III class of a waterway by improving the technical condition and safety of the structures and devices.

TECHNICAL DATA:

  •  The Canal is 40.60 km long, it reaches the maximum depth of 3.50 m, and the difference in water levels at the beginning and the end is 43.60 m.
  • Overcoming the difference in water levels by floating vessels is regulated by 12 two-chamber locks, arranged in pairs at 6 barrages, each of them 71.5 m long (L), 12.0 m wide (B), and with the head from 4.2 m to 10.4 m.
  • LABEDY NAVIGATION LOCK
    difference in water levels: 4.20 m
    length: 71.50 m
    volume of water used for lockage: 3900.00 m³
  • DZIERZNO NAVIGATION LOCK
    difference in water levels: 10.30 m
    length: 71.50 m
    volume of water used for for lockage: 9500,00 m³
  • RUDZINIEC NAVIGATION LOCK
    difference in water levels: 6.25 m
    length: 71.40 m
    volume of water used for for lockage: 5800.00 m³
  • KLODNICA NAVIGATION LOCK
    difference in water levels: 10.40 m
    length: 71.80 m
    volume of water used for lockage: 9500.00 m³

SCOPE OF SERVICES:

  • comprehensive technical documentation,
  • construction supervision on behalf of the author
  • as-built drawings

 

Project on map

Project

Navigation locks on the Gliwice Canal

Investor

The State Water Holding Polish Waters - Regional Water Management Authority in Gliwice

Location

Silesia Voivodship, Gliwice District, Gliwice Municipality, Rudzinieca and Pyskowice, Opole Voivodship, Kedzierzyn-Kozle District, Kedzierzyn-Kozle Municipality, Poland

Time frame

2010 - 2013