IRPT: Lower Mississippi Basin Meeting

IRPT’s Lower Mississippi Basin Meeting, held at the Port of South Louisiana, was a great success. It was exciting to be together again for networking and to learn about the growth IRPT Members are experiencing and anticipating. We had a great group of interactive attendees and were honored to have Anthony Gex, IRPT President, with us…

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USACE: Illinois Waterway & Chicago Area Navigation

Dear Illinois Waterway & Chicago Area Navigation Partners, Many of you may know, but for those who have not already heard, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of 2022 provided Chicago District $52.5 million in Construction General (CG) funding in Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) for a major rehabilitation of the T.J. O’Brien Lock &…

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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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Port Access Route Study: Seacoast of North Carolina Including Approaches to the Cape Fear River and Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina

  Port Access Route Study: Seacoast of North Carolina Including Approaches to the Cape Fear River and Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina  Notice Number: 2022-10457 Coast Guard, DHS.  Notice of availability, final report.  The Coast Guard announces the completion of the Port Access Route Study for the Seacoast of North Carolina including approaches to the Cape…

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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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IRPT Lower Mississippi River Basin Meeting

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals invites you to a: Lower Mississippi River Basin Meeting Wednesday, June 1st from 11 am to 4 pm The Port of South Louisiana – Guest House 1692 Highway 44 Reserve, LA 70084 IRPT is a trade association for the nation’s inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals. Our mission is to…

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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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