Port KC advances intermodal rail and river port terminal project

Port KC advances intermodal rail and river port terminal project Industry Day planned for May 23, 2022 KANSAS CITY, Mo (April 28, 2022) – On May 23, 2022, Port KC will host an Industry Day for the Missouri River Terminal project to raise awareness and engage potential industry partners. At the event, project team members…

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Missouri River Construction Update

  April 27, 2021 | Courtesy of Coalition to Protect the Missouri River Work continues to progress on the Missouri River from the nearly $315 million in funds received from the Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act. Though low water is providing some access challenges in locations, construction crews are adapting and digging into areas needed…

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Missouri River navigation support actions by the Kansas City District

Missouri River navigation support actions by the Kansas City District   US Army Corps of Engineers | Kansas City District Website – Northwestern Division Published March 21, 2022   Barge on the Missouri River delivers rock to stabilization areas along the river. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City District received significant funds to make repairs…

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MoDOT: Improving Multimodal Transportation Options

Billions Headed to Missouri Transportation Fund from Gas Tax Hike, Infrastructure Bill November 12, 2021: Missouri Independent With $6.5 billion on the way from the federal infrastructure bill and a newly increased gas tax, Missouri is ready to take a big bite out of $4.5 billion in unfunded highway needs, Patrick McKenna, director of the Missouri Department of…

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MORE FUNDING THIS YEAR FOR LOWER MISSOURI RIVER REPAIRS

March 15, 2021: Brownfield AG News for America The US Army Corps of Engineers says it has a lot more money to fix emerging navigation problems in the lower Missouri River this year. As flood waters receded last year, Colonel William Hannan with the Kansas  City district, tells Brownfield five-thousand structures emerged badly damaged, “As…

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2021 Missouri River Navigators Meeting

2021 Missouri River Navigators Meeting on February 25, 2021 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Please note this year’s meeting will be by video conference only due to social distancing restrictions associated with COVID 19. You can access the meeting by clicking on the following link. WebEx: https://usace1.webex.com/meet/justin.w.hughes You do not need a WebEx account to…

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Straight Talk with Sam: Investing in infrastructure

February 9, 2021: Maryville Forum Straight Talk with Sam: Investing in infrastructure The Mississippi River is more than just a river. The waterway connects North Missouri and the Midwest to the rest of America and the rest of the world. It’s estimated that roughly 60 percent of all grain that American farmers export is shipped…

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