Arkansas Public Port Development Underway as Grants Provide Needed Funding

Arkansas Public Port Development Underway as Grants Provide Needed Funding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 28, 2022) – The Arkansas Waterways Commission awarded grants totaling $1,952,102.55 to three Arkansas ports through the Arkansas Waterways Commission’s Arkansas Port, Intermodal, and Waterway Development Grant Program. Through the grant program, ad valorem taxes paid by industries on the value…

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Gov. John Bel Edwards helped break ground on a $110.5 million sawmill facility

July 11, 2022 | Shreveport Times (full link below) On a slightly overcast summer day Plain Dealing was bustling with people to celebrate the groundbreaking of a $110.5 million sawmill facility. “This is a fabulous announcement,” said Don Pearson, Secretary for Louisiana Economic Development. The Teal-Jones Group broke ground with Gov. John Bel Edwards, Pearson, Greater Bossier…

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ATCHAFALAYA RIVER PORTS, RED RIVER PORTS AND U.S. MARITIME ADMINISTRATION HOLD MARITIME ROUNDTABLE AND ATCHAFALAYA RIVER RIBBON CUTTING AT PORT OF MORGAN CITY

June 14, 2022 | MORGAN CITY HARBOR AND TERMINAL DISTRICT PORT OF MORGAN CITY, LA – On June 7th and 8th, 2022, the Ports of Morgan City, Krotz Springs, Avoyelles Parish, Central Louisiana Regional, Caddo-Bossier, Natchitoches Parish, and Red River Parish and the Red River Waterway Commission, in partnership with the U. S. Department of Transportation…

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Arkansas River: Van Buren R/R Bridge Closure

Van Buren R/R Bridge Closure Sent: May 20, 2022, 11:31 AM Please see the below message from USCG. They did let the boat traffic through that was in the immediate area through the night last night. They are expected to be reopened by 8:00 PM this evening. Dwayne George Good Morning, The Arkansas Missouri R/R…

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Arkansas River: Van Buren RR Drawbridge – Update

Sent: May 14, 2022, 5:52 PM All please see the below message. Good news is the bridge is operational. It is currently open. However a closure next week will be necessary for some repairs. Good Afternoon, The Arkansas Missouri RR is planning to fix the electrical damages on Monday, 16MAY22 from dawn till dusk but…

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Arkansas-White-Ouachita-Red Rivers Basin Meeting

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals invites you to a: Arkansas-White-Ouachita-Red Rivers Basin Meeting Wednesday, March 16th from 12 pm to 3 pm Tulsa Ports 5350 Cimarron Road Tulsa, OK 74015 IRPT is a trade association for the nation’s inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals. Our mission is to provide a platform for inland river port…

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