Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

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Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway,

system of navigation channels, 234 mi (377 km) long, Ala. and Miss., connecting the Tennessee River with the Tombigbee River and, via the Mobile River, with the Gulf of Mexico. Constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1972 to 1984, it flows S from the Tennessee via a canal in NE Mississippi, crosses into Alabama at Aliceville Lake, then runs SSE to Demopolis, Ala. There are ten locks and dams on the waterway, which opened in 1985 and increased commerce by shortening the distance by water to the Gulf of Mexico from many inland areas.
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The Tenn-Tom Waterway offers a chance to see some unique country and hunt deer in unusual habitat.
Family fun is abundant with the city's new multi-million-dollar soccer complex, the recently renovated pedestrian bridge, and the Tenn-Tom Waterway that is ideal for boating, fishing, swimming, and other water activities.
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That classroom is the woods and water of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, where Crow's Neck was built in 1993 as part of the Tenn-Tom Waterway Mitigation Project.
According to the Featherstones, a chief advantage of Pickwick over other Mississippi lakes is its navigability along the Tennessee River and the Tenn-Tom Waterway.