Ice, Low Water Affecting Navigation Ice, Low Water Affecting Navigation
Ice, Low Water Affecting Navigation

Winter weather issues, including icing on the Illinois River and low water on the Middle Mississippi between St. Louis, Mo., and Cairo, Ill., are causing headaches for the navigation industry… Read More

Ice Closes Illinois River

February 15, 2021

The arctic temperatures and icing that surged into the midsection of the country closed the Illinois River. Beginning February 8, American Commercial Barge Line notified its customers that it was… Read More

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources closed public comments August 10 regarding a proposed 1.6mile-long barge terminal and fleet on the Illinois River. Derek Egan and Illinois & Michigan Oil of Joliet… Read More

Dredging Money Still In Limbo

September 13, 2019

As the harvest season reaches its peak, Corps of Engineer districts are struggling to slowly unclog rivers and resurvey channels that were choked with unprecedented amounts of silt this spring. Read More

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