Kansas City River Operations (update)

Kansas City River Operations Update:  River forecast – No significant rain is this week’s forecast based on NOAA QPF (Quantitative Precipitation Forecast). Dry conditions dominate and impact to river levels. Approximate flows downstream of KC are; KC – 37 kcfs Waverly – 38 kcfs Glasgow – 38 kcfs Boonville – 38 kcfs Hermann – 41…

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Replacement of South Western Avenue Bridge, Mile, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago, IL

Good Afternoon: I am sending the following information regarding a proposed bridge construction project on behalf of Mr. W. Blair Stanifer, Chief, Bridge Branch, Ninth Coast Guard District. Please feel free to forward this to potential stakeholders or affected individuals / organizations as you see fit. For media, please feel free to post or broadcast…

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IWW 2023 Closures Navigation Partner Update Message

Dear Illinois Waterway Stakeholders and Partners, As we continue to focus on Illinois Waterway priorities, I wanted to provide this update on status of the 2023 Illinois Waterway Consolidated Closures. Supply chain issues and recent substantial increases in material costs are introducing significant challenges. As part of a plan to mitigate those issues, we separated…

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SWT August 22 Tonnage Report

Please see attached tonnage report for the SWT portion of the MKARNS, August 2022, thank you. Robert Steiner Navigation Systems Operations Manager W. D. Mayo, Robert S. Kerr & Webbers Falls 114302 S. 4629 Rd. Sallisaw OK 74955 BL 918-775-4475-5833 CP 918-607-0952

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ATONS for the Illinois River

ATONS for the ILR Sending this out about Buoys on the ILR. I understand the SANGAMON has been in for repairs since Dec. and hopefully will be back out running sometime next month, but the Buoys have not been run since earlier in the summer. I have been getting some reports that the river is…

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Kansas City – River Operations Update – 6 Sep 2022

River forecast – No significant rain is this week’s forecast based on NOAA QPF. Dry conditions dominate and impact to river levels. Approximate flows downstream of KC are; KC – 36 kcfs Waverly – 38 kcfs Glasgow – 38 kcfs Boonville – 41 kcfs Hermann – 42 kcfs System Storage Check – 1 Sept –…

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New Riverport Authority dock nears being fully operational

New Riverport Authority dock nears being fully operational Owensboro Riverport Authority’s new low-water dock should be fully operational by mid-September, officials said Wednesday. Workers are pouring the remaining concrete for the dock’s road, and trucks will be able to start using it once the concrete cures about 14 days later, project manager Bruce Cabbage said.…

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Brandon Road Lock Construction (update):

Dear Illinois Waterway Stakeholders, Just a quick note before the holiday weekend to let you know that the contract work to place the upstream bulkhead sill at Brandon Road Lock is on schedule, and we anticipate reopening the lock to traffic no later than this Sunday, 04 SEP 2022, at 1800 hours. There will still…

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Officials celebrate $858 million upgrade to Ohio River locks

For many years, Mary Ann Bucci and the Port of Pittsburgh Commission have mostly been able to lobby for improvements to the regions locks and dams in piecemeal fashion — a few million here, a few million there to address problems a bit at a time, always with some money coming from a tax program…

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$27 million contract awarded to repair Missouri River navigation structures

Midwest Construction Company, Nebraska City, Neb., was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make repairs to river training structures on the Missouri River on August 16. The $27 million for the repair work comes from the BIL—Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation—and is expected to be the first of several separate contracts awarded…

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