Oise-Aisne Canal

Le Canal de l'Oise à l'Aisne

The waterway connects l'Oise to l'Aisne.

Navigation on the Oise-Aisne Canal starts at Abbécourt and ends at Bourg-et-Comin.

Construction began in 1880 and ended in 1890.

The Oise-Aisne Canal is 48 kilometres long (29.83 miles) with a total of 48 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 13 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 3.69 kilometres (2.29 miles).

The highest point on the Oise-Aisne Canal is 66.5 metres (216′ 6″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 45.2 metres (147′ 8″ ft) above sea level.

From Abbécourt to Bourg-et-Comin

The water draft is 2 metres (6′ 7″ 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)

Barges cruising on this waterway

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