le Canal de jonction de Nancy

Nancy junction canal

Le Canal de jonction de Nancy

The waterway connects le Canal du Marne au Rhin to le Canal des Vosges.

Navigation on the Nancy junction canal starts at Laneuveville-devant-Nancy and ends at Messein.

Construction began in 1875 and ended in 1887.

The Nancy junction canal is 10 kilometres long (6.21 miles) with a total of 10 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 18 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 0.56 kilometres (0.35 miles).

The highest point on the Nancy junction canal is 225 metres (738′ 2″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 200 metres (656′ 2″ ft) above sea level.

From Laneuveville-devant-Nancy to Messein

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 3.5 metres (9′ 10″ ft).

General lock size

There are "Freycinet" lock types.
Lock length 39 metres (127′ 11″ ft)
Lock width 5.2 metres (16′ 5″ ft)

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