USDA releases report on U.S. waterways and agriculture

February 10, 2022 | WorkBoat (full link below) Covered barges on the Lower Mississippi River On Feb. 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released an updated A Reliable Waterway System Is Important to Agriculture report, previously published in October 2018. The latest USDA report summarizes statistics on U.S. grain and agricultural products, including bulk and containerized cargos…

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FHWA Talking Freight Webinar: The Future of Technology in Truck Size and Weight Enforcement

  Registration for February Talking Freight webinar now available (Technology in Truck Size & Weight Enforcement) Date/Time: February 16, 2021 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET (12:00 – 1:00 pm CST) Topic: The Future of Technology in Truck Size and Weight Enforcement Registration: https://usdot.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_vOxg2PsyTseSK2EiUDy_bQ   Note: We’re transitioning to a new webinar format (Zoom is replacing Adobe Connect) and…

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Administration Provides Infrastructure Law Guidebook

February 4, 2022 | Waterways Journal Washington, D.C.—The Biden administration released its first edition of a Bipartisan Infrastructure Law guidebook to provide a “one-stop shop” to help local and state governments and tribes access the more than 375 programs in the trillion-dollar law. “Our primary goal with this is to help our partners across the…

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CGB Announces Acquisition of Agforce Assets

Covington, LA – CGB Enterprises, Inc., a leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1969, today announced that its subsidiary, Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. (CGB), has acquired Agspring Logistics, LLC’s business assets operated under the trade name Agforce Transport Services (Agforce). Established in 2015, Agforce has been a nationwide logistics provider of multi-modal…

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NESP Receives Construction Funding in USACE Infrastructure Work Plan

Today is an important day for the Upper Mississippi River System!  Construction will now begin on the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP). The Biden-Harris Administration announced that two important NESP projects will receive funding in the bipartisan infrastructure law:  $732 million for a second, 1,200-foot chamber at L&D 25 and $97.1 million for constructing…

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USACE Releases Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Spend Plan

Army Civil Works Studies, Projects and Programs to Be Accomplished with Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding   Published Jan. 19, 2022 | ASA CW’S OFFICE (full link below)   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army announced today the Civil Works studies, projects and programs that the Corps would implement in Fiscal Year 2022 with the $22.81 billion…

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