The Meaux-Chalifert Canal

Le Canal de Meaux à Chalifert

The waterway connects la Marne to la Marne.

Navigation on the Meaux-Chalifert Canal starts at Meaux and ends at Chalifert.

Construction began in 1837 and ended in 1846.

The Meaux-Chalifert Canal is 12.60 kilometres long (7.83 miles) with a total of 12.60 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 3 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 4.2 kilometres (2.61 miles).

The highest point on the Meaux-Chalifert Canal is 44.00 metres (144′ 4″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 39.00 metres (127′ 11″ ft) above sea level.

From Meaux to Chalifert

The water draft is 1.80 metres (5′ 11″ ft) and the air draft is 4.40 metres (14′ 5″ ft).

General lock size

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 45.00 metres (147′ 8″ ft)
Lock width 7.80 metres (25′ 7″ ft)