US Army Corps of Engineers
Huntington District

 

MU President Dr. Jerome Gilbert tours Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam

LRH
Published Aug. 2, 2017
District Commander Col. Philip Secrist welcomed Marshall University President Dr. Jerome Gilbert for a tour of the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam.

District Commander Col. Philip Secrist welcomed Marshall University President Dr. Jerome Gilbert for a tour of the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam. Corps employees gave Dr. Gilbert an overview of the lock, its history, how it manages navigation, keeps industry moving on the Ohio River and its effect on the environment of the river. Dr. Gilbert also watched a tow pushing 15 barges loaded with coal lock through the main lock chamber.​ ​

District Commander Col. Philip Secrist welcomed Marshall University President Dr. Jerome Gilbert for a tour of the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam. Corps employees gave Dr. Gilbert an overview of the lock, its history, how it manages navigation, keeps industry moving on the Ohio River and its effect on the environment of the river. Dr. Gilbert also watched a tow pushing 15 barges loaded with coal lock through the main lock chamber.​ ​