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Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting
September 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
August 23, 2019: Federal Register (full link below)
Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice
The Department of the Army published a notice to announce the Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public.
The Inland Waterways Users Board will meet from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on September 12, 2019. Public registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. at the Hilton Springfield Hotel, 6550 Loisdale Road, Springfield, Virginia 22150, 703-971-8900.
The Board is chartered to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on construction and rehabilitation project investments on the commercial navigation features of the inland waterways system of the United States. At this meeting, the Board will receive briefings and presentations regarding the investments, projects and status of the inland waterways system of the United States and conduct discussions and deliberations on those matters. The Board is interested in written and verbal comments from the public relevant to these purposes.
At this meeting the agenda will include the status of funding for inland and coastal Navigation; status of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund (IWTF) and project updates; status of the construction activities for Olmsted Locks and Dam Project, the Monongahela River Locks and Dams 2, 3, and 4 Project, the Chickamauga Lock Project and the Kentucky Lock Project; an update of project contingency amounts in cost estimates; an update of the waterways Capital Investment Strategy; and a briefing on the Value Engineering process of the Army Corps of Engineers.