The Upper Mississippi River remains closed to traffic above St. Louis, with the reopening dates of several locks pushed further back due to continued high water and more expected rainfall. Read More

Historic levels of high water and flooding, and the resulting silt, have closed or restricted commercial traffic on large parts of the nation’s river systems. Along the Gulf of Mexico,… Read More

Even as some locks on the Upper Mississippi River are tentatively scheduled to reopen in early April, fresh snowmelt and high water may extend their closures further. The Upper Mississippi… Read More

Amid ongoing flooding and high water along most U.S. river systems, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its spring flood outlook March 21, forecasting widespread flooding to continue… Read More

Commercial fishing along the Upper Mississippi River has been sustainable over the past 60 years and hasn’t negatively influenced fish populations or recreational fisheries, according to a University of Idaho-led… Read More

The Upper Mississippi River Basin Association (UMRBA)—a five-state interstate organization representing the joint interests of the governors of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin—announced November 27 that it is partnering… Read More

The St. Paul (Minn.) Engineer District awarded a $7.475 million contract September 24, 2018, to Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Services Company, Dubuque, Iowa, to carry-out a Corps Island dredged material… Read More