TABLE 2-4-1 - U.S. Waterway Facilities: 2000-2009

TABLE 2-4-1 - U.S. Waterway Facilities: 2000-2009

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  Commercial facilities Lock sites
Great Lakes Inland Ocean Total
2000 763 2,376 6,171 9,310 230
2001 754 2,367 6,188 9,309 230
2002 754 2,367 6,067 9,188 230
2003 754 2,361 6,049 9,164 230
2004 754 2,361 6,057 9,172 212
2005 754 2,321 6,324 9,399 212
2006 754 2,321 6,509 9,584 212
2007 754 2,321 6,509 9,584 212
2008 754 2,321 6,509 9,584 212
2009a 646 1,883 6,467 8,350 192

aIncludes cargo-handling docks based upon a new database and only active U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-operated locks.

NOTES: Commercial facilities is comprised of Great Lakes, Inland, and Ocean facilities. Only federal and state governments own locks. Therefore, locks are not included in the commercial facilities total.

SOURCE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, The U.S. Waterway SystemTransportation Facts (Alexandria, VA: Annual Issues), Geographic Distribution of U.S. Waterway Facilities, available at http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/factcard/fc09/factcard.htm as of July 2010.