Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, vertical struts- lower gate - St. Lucie Canal, St. Lucie Lock No. 1, St. Lucie, Cross State Canal, Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway, Stuart, HAER FL-20-A-47.tif
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, vertical struts- lower gate - St. Lucie Canal, St. Lucie Lock No. 1, St. Lucie, Cross State Canal, Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway, Stuart, Martin County, FL
Florida; Martin County; Stuart
8 x 10 in.
Bryant, Richard T.
US Engineer Office, Jacksonville, FL War Department, Architect/Engineer
Cleary Brothers Construction Company, West Palm Beach, FL, Builder
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Significance: Engineered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville Office in 1937, St. Lucie Lock and Dam was designed for preventive measures during hurricanes, floods, and droughts while allowing navigation on the Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway, a 155-mile passage connecting the Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic Coast via Lake Okeechobee.
Survey number: HAER FL-20-A
Building/structure dates: 1937 Initial Construction