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.
Washington, D.C.—Top congressional Democrats have marked July as their infrastructure month with action expected on both a trillion-dollar bipartisan bill and a much larger budget reconciliation package to be passed… Read More
The Louisville Engineer District has awarded a $60 million dam and levee safety contract to global design and engineering firm Stantec. The award is a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ)… Read More
The Eighth Coast Guard District held successive ceremonies June 25, with the first installing a new commander to lead the Heartland region and the second marking the start of a… Read More
Preliminary test results suggest a bio-acoustic fish fence (BAFF) installed at Barkley Dam in November 2019 is deterring the movement of Asian carp from the Cumberland River into Lake Barkley. Read More
Washington, D.C.—Ports and waterways would receive $16 billion as part of a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal reached by the White House and a small group of Republican and Democratic… Read More
Glen Cheatham Jr., 80, of Grove, Okla., former director of waterways for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, died June 8 at Betty Ann Nursing Home. Cheatham received his bachelor’s degree… Read More