The GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY is the portion of the Intracoastal
Waterway located along the Gulf Coast of the United States. It is a
navigable inland waterway running approximately 1,050 mi (1,690 km)
from Carrabelle ,
The waterway provides a channel with a controlling depth of 12 ft (3.7 m), designed primarily for barge transportation. Although the U.S. government proposals for such a waterway were made in the early 19th century, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway was not completed until 1949.
* 1 EHL & WHL mileages * 2 Connecting waterways * 3 Ports and harbors * 4 See also * 5 References
EHL -90.084 . The Hathaway Bridge in Panama City , Florida, for example, is at mile 284.6 EHL (East of Harvey Lock). The Queen Isabella Causeway Bridge at South Padre Island is at mile 665.1 WHL (West of Harvey Lock).
The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway crosses or meets, and in some cases is confluent with, numerous other navigable rivers and waterways. They include: The Corps of Engineers marks the Intracoastal with channel markers like this one.
* Sabine-Neches Waterway (Includes portions of)
PORTS AND HARBORS
Many of the busiest ports in the United States in terms of tons of cargo are located on or near the GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY. Notable ports on or near the waterway include: FLORIDA
* Mobile, Alabama - Ranked 13th busiest
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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* ^ "The Handbook of