Mississippi River System – Flood Issues Top to Bottom – DTN

🕔Jul 16, 2019It’s no secret that it’s been a very rough year so far on the entire Mississippi River System. Never-ending rains have kept water levels high, closing many locks and dams […]

Moving Grain: Inland Waterway Conditions Improve

🕔Jul 11, 2019Navigation Conditions Improve Throughout the Inland Waterways As of July 11, the Mississippi River gauge at St. Louis was reported at 33.7 feet, a decline from higher levels in previous […]

Moving Grain: Barge Logistics Improve, Mississippi River Recedes

🕔Jul 5, 2019Grain Barge Logistics Improve as Mississippi River Recedes As of July 3, the Mississippi River gauge at St. Louis was 37.4 feet, and forecasts for July indicate a rapid decline […]

Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Resumes on Upper Mississippi

🕔Jun 27, 2019Barge Traffic Resumes on Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Barge traffic has resumed, as river conditions on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers are improving. As of June 27, the […]

Moving Grain: Trucking Association Publishes Rail Turn Times

🕔Jun 21, 2019Illinois Trucking Association Publishes Rail Turn Times Truckers servicing rail hubs in the Chicago region have begun publishing monthly rail turn times to highlight the impact of terminal congestion on […]

Mississippi River System: “Stressed and Upside Down” – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019The long, record-breaking flooding of 2019 on the Mississippi River system has taken a toll on farmland, personal property and the many cities and towns that line the rivers. It […]

Moving Grain: River Flood Levels Slowly Receding; Rail Service Recoveries

🕔Jun 13, 2019Mississippi River Levels at St. Louis Still Too High for Navigation On June 8, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported the Mississippi River at St. Louis had crested at 46 […]

Moving Grain: Barge Shipments Remain Low; Upbound Fertilizer Movements Increase

🕔May 23, 2019Grain Barge Shipments Remain Low, While Upbound Fertilizer Movements Increase Barge shipments of grain transiting Mississippi River Locks and Dam 27 (above St. Louis, MO), Arkansas River Lock and Dam […]

Moving Grain: Upper MS River Improves, Lower River Water Levels Rise

🕔May 16, 2019Upper Mississippi River Improves, while Water Levels Rise in the Lower River to New Orleans For the week ending May 11, high water conditions continued to disrupt grain barge movements. […]

Moving Grain: Flood Waters Halt Barge Traffic

🕔May 9, 2019Flood Waters Stop Mississippi River Traffic Rising flood waters have stopped Mississippi River traffic at St. Louis, MO. On May 3, river levels at St. Louis exceeded 38 feet, which […]

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