After 30 years of construction and funding delays, the nearly $3 billion Olmsted Locks and Dam project on the Ohio River near Olmsted, Ill., is nearing completion four years ahead… Read More

The Pittsburgh Engineer District began a scheduled three-month maintenance project last week that will result in considerable delays at Emsworth and Dashields locks on the Ohio River. The work requires… Read More

Record-setting rains in the central and upper Midwest in the third week of February combined with melting snowpack to produce sudden and dramatic flooding across an arc from northern Louisiana… Read More

Numerous Ohio River news outlets reported a December 19 barge leak on the river. Two months later, the barge owner, Southern Towing from Memphis, Tenn., has been issued three violations… Read More

Aftermath Of The 1918 Ice

February 5, 2018

Remains of the City of Cincinnati. Visible at the bow is the pilothouse from the wrecked sternwheeler Loucinda. (Keith Norrington collection) After observing the centennial of the 1918 Ohio River ice… Read More

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