President Joe Biden released his Fiscal Year 2024 budget March 9 that requests $7.41 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works program. That number is up from… Read More
Waterways Council Inc.
Waterways Council Inc. is a national organization that advocates for a modern, efficient and well-maintained system of inland waterways, including lock and dam infrastructure, and channel maintenance.
Waterways Council Inc. (WCI) presented its 20th annual Leadership Service Award to Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) on February 8 “for his steadfast, continued leadership on inland waterways and port issues.”… Read More
Dan Mecklenborg of Ingram Barge Company and Tim Parker of Parker Towing were honored with the Achievement Awards from The National Rivers Hall of Fame last month in Paducah, Ky. Read More
A focus on the energy outlook and on ongoing major navigation construction projects highlighted the second day of Waterways Council Inc.’s 19th annual Waterways Symposium. Held for the first time… Read More
Speakers during the first day of Waterways Council Inc’s 19th annual Waterways Symposium focused on current events, including the recent midterm elections, the economy and effects of the Ukraine War… Read More
Waterways Council Inc.’s 19th annual Waterways Symposium will be held for the first time in Paducah, Ky., on December 7-8. Keynote speakers will address such topics as the recent midterm… Read More
Projected timeline extensions and cost overruns on major construction and rehabilitation projects and the need for ongoing funding to replace aging infrastructure were some of the topics discussed at the… Read More
A flood of new infrastructure funding in several bills, including the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act, has directed hundreds of millions of new… Read More
A group of invited guests recently spent two days in the St. Louis area on a media tour organized by Debra Calhoun, Waterways Council Inc.’s senior vice president. Calhoun is… Read More
In 1983, famed ocean explorer and oceanographer Jacques Cousteau sailed his research vessel Calypso down the Mississippi River, sparking a conversation that continues to this day about rivers, their health… Read More