Moving Grain: Mississippi River Locks 27 and Arkansas River Lock 1 Close for Repair Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
Mississippi River Locks 27 and Arkansas River Lock 1 Close for Repair The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the main chamber of the Mississippi River Chain of Rocks […]

Mississippi: Long Battle Over Yazoo Pumps Enters New Phase – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Farmers in Mississippi are hoping moves by EPA to advance a pumping project off the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers will mitigate repeated flooding that has affected the area over the […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Navigation Ended Nov. 30 Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
Upper Mississippi River Navigation System Ended on November 30 On November 30, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recorded the last 2020 traffic of the Mississippi Lock […]

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 […]

Moving Grain: St. Louis Bi-State Regional Ports Improvement Project Receives $20.8Mln Grant Oct 2, 2020

🕔Oct 2, 2020
DOT Awards $20.8 Million to St. Louis Bi-State Regional Ports Improvement Project On September 16, the U.S Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the award of $1 billion in grants to […]

Moving Grain: Army Corps of Engineers To Deepen Lower Mississippi River Ship Channel Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Launched New Project To Deepen Lower Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) New Orleans District has launched […]

Moving Grain: Accidents Briefly Snarl Mississippi River Barge Traffic Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Accidents Briefly Snarl Mississippi River Barge Traffic Two separate incidents last week caused delays for barge tows along the Mississippi River. Affecting grain barge traffic in both directions, the delays […]

Moving Grain: Officials Sign Agreement for Deepening Lower Mississippi River Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Officials Sign Agreement for Deepening the Lower Mississippi River On August 7, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the State of Louisiana, and the Port of New Orleans […]

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 […]

Miss. River Floods – Army Corps of Engineers Sued Over Management – DTN May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
A recent rash of flooding in the Mississippi River basin could have been avoided had the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers better managed a 195-mile stretch of the river from […]

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