Ohio River (Pike Island Locks and Dam)
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The lock chambers lie on the West Virginia side of the Ohio River along West Virginia Route 2, just north of the Warwood district of the city of Wheeling. The villages of Yorkville, site of a large steel plant, and Tiltonsville are across the river in Ohio. The Pike Island locks were constructed from 1959-63, and were opened in November 1963. The dam was constructed from 1962-65.Water sports permitted. Try minnows, plastic grubs and spoons.