The Locks / Combined Locks

signage_combinedHeading downstream, this is the last of the Little Chute locks. It stands out among all the system locks because it’s actually two locks build in series. The downstream gates of the upper lock serve as the upstream locks of the lower lock. The two locks were built “as-one” because of the drastic drop in river elevation. 

Street Address: 201 Sanitorium Rd., Little Chute, WI  54140

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