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.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has dismissed Bayou La Batre, Ala.-based Steiner Construction Company’s latest protest over a contract awarded to Birdon America of Denver, Colo., for the design… Read More
The St. Paul Engineer District saw the last tow of the 2023 navigation season depart as the mv. Thomas E. Erickson transited through Lock and Dam 10, near Guttenberg, Iowa,… Read More
Public comments are being sought on moving the planned location of a new Ohio River bridge that would replace the 1936 bridge connecting Wickliffe, Ky., and Cairo, Ill. The Kentucky… Read More
The St. Paul Engineer District is seeking comments on the draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for issuing an outgrant involving property at the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam… Read More
With the seasonal decrease in flows from the Missouri River, industry attention concerning low-water conditions is turning to the St. Louis, Mo., to Cairo, Ill., reach of the Upper Mississippi. Read More
A bipartisan group of lawmakers from Pennsylvania have urged the Corps of Engineers to maintain and even increase levels of service to locks and dams along the Allegheny River. While… Read More
Work is underway to design a new, 1,200-foot lock chamber at LaGrange Lock and Dam on the Illinois River. The Rock Island Engineer District, working in conjunction with the Great… Read More