Recent inland waterways industry news, covering the Mississippi River, Ohio River, Missouri River, Tennessee River, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and more. Articles on economic, environmental and logistic advantages of barge shipping, plus other stories pertaining to locks and dams and other waterway infrastructure.
A study commissioned by the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA) has found that if the four lower Snake River dams were removed, the closures would cost up to $2.3 billion… Read More
The New Orleans Engineer District announced January 9 the activation of its Phase I flood fight between Baton Rouge, La., and the mouth of the Mississippi River. The Corps initiates… Read More
The record floods of 2019 left Upper Midwest soils so super-saturated that even a modest increase in winter precipitation and runoff could threaten another record flood season on the Missouri… Read More
Two recent studies by the members of the University of Tennessee’s Transportation Institute have estimated devastating consequences of possible lock closures. One study looks at possible scenarios for corn and… Read More
The Omaha (Neb.) Engineer District announced that it has awarded a $58.3 million construction contract to Aptim Federal Services LLC of Alexandria, Va., on December 23. This contract is the… Read More