NZ4618 : Navigation channel at the Tees Barrage

taken 8 years ago, near to Stockton-on-Tees, Great Britain

Navigation channel at the Tees Barrage
Navigation channel at the Tees Barrage
The Tees Barrage is a barrage across the River Tees completed in 1996 used to control the flow of the river, preventing flooding and the effects of tidal change. The waters above the barrage are permanently held at the level of an average high tide.This view shows the navigation channel and the lower gate of the navigation lock, which can take boats up to 24.88m length, 6.08m beam and 2.48m draught.

The upper deck at the barrage carries road traffic; the lower deck is principally for pedestrians and cyclists but does also give access to a small car park.
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NZ4618, 28 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4621 1897 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.8314N 1:17.2124W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 46187 18970
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Lock  Lockgate  Barrage  River  Navigation Channel  Road Bridge  Pedestrian Bridge  Car Park 

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