Grain Transportation: Critical Snake River Dams Stir Debate – DTN Apr 1, 2022

🕔Apr 1, 2022
When Chandler Goule was asked at Commodity Classic last month in New Orleans about infrastructure investments, the CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers took the time to highlight […]

Grain Transportation: Army Corps of Engineers Urged to Prioritize New Locks and Dams – DTN Dec 13, 2021

🕔Dec 13, 2021
The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law on Nov. 15 includes $2.5 billion for inland waterway construction projects. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has 60 […]

Congress Backs Lock and Dam Upgrades – DTN Dec 10, 2021

🕔Dec 10, 2021
Pointing to jobs and economic potential, a collection of Senate and House members wrote the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize $2.5 billion for inland waterways projects from the […]

Rural Infrastructure – Looking to Protect Against Floods, Drought – DTN Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
In May 2019 when torrential rains hit Stillwater, much of downtown was protected from catastrophic flooding by a dry dam and spillway structure that few people would notice driving past […]

Grain Transportation: U.S. Infrastructure Improves, Still a Long Way to Go – DTN Mar 10, 2021

🕔Mar 10, 2021
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) unveiled their 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure on Wednesday, March 3. The nation earned a C-, up from 2017’s cumulative GPA of […]

Grain Transportation: Restrictions on Barge Traffic Due to Low River Water Levels – DTN Oct 7, 2020

🕔Oct 7, 2020
As fall harvest ramps up, the Mississippi River is facing low levels and in the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), barges face draft restrictions and tow size restrictions. The Lock and […]

Grain Transportation: Waterways Infrastructure Bill Advances Through Congress – DTN Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) legislation passed on July 29 provides authority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to implement water resources development projects. Since 2014, Congress has […]

Moving Grain: LaGrange Lock and Dam Closure Period Extended Jul 30, 2020

🕔Jul 30, 2020
LaGrange Lock and Dam Closure Period Extended The planned closure of the LaGrange closure is now extended through October 13, according to a discussion at the Inland Waterways Users Board […]

Waterways Infrastructure Bill Advances Through Congress – DTN Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
The next bill detailing investments for locks and dams and other inland waterways investments passed out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday. The Water Resources Development Act […]

Moving Grain: Illinois River Closures Scheduled This Summer May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
Illinois River Closures Scheduled This Summer U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that shutdowns on the Illinois River system will take place from July through October to allow rehabilitation […]

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