Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the first-ever National Freight Strategic Plan recently. The plan offers a sweeping vision of the entire U.S. transportation system, including mention of ports and… Read More
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At this writing, Hurricane Laura, the strongest storm to hit the U.S. mainland this year, has weakened to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph., after making… Read More
The long-anticipated closures of six of the aging locks and dams on the Illinois River began July 1 and so far, at least, have gone smoothly, according to those supervising… Read More