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The McClellan–Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) was the largest civil works project undertaken by the Corps at the time. It was originally authorized by Congress as early as July… Read More
The Olmsted Lock and Dam Replacement Project, formally inaugurated on August 30, almost didn’t happen as recently as 2013. Now it is already being put to work impounding a pool… Read More
Even though the Olmsted Locks and Dam won’t be fully operational until late October, it is already working. Waylon Humphrey, deputy chief of operations at the Corps of Engineers, told… Read More
For the barge industry, the summer’s best news is probably the official opening of Olmsted Locks and Dam. But a close second might be the Corps of Engineers’ announcement of… Read More
This week, The Waterways Journal wraps up its series of profiles of the “40 Under 40” award winners, a group of individuals who represent the industry’s future. Among them are… Read More
The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport, the inland port profiled in this issue, is not the largest river port by tonnage; New Orleans, Houston and St. Louis all move more barge cargo. Read More
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