Third Set of Locks project - Details:
The concrete used for the Third Set of Locks project is the same as the quantity used for 450 x 20 storey buildings
With the steel used to reinforce the concrete of the Third Set of Locks, one could build 25 Eiffel Towers.
The canal's length measures, with the ocean stretch and including lake Gatun, 10 km
The 16 sluice gates that have been built in Italy include 4,000 tons of steel. They have an average 10 meter width, measure 58 meters in length and reach 23-33 meters in height.
The sluice gates are as tall as Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer statue (Brasil).