IRPT Deputy Director, Dede Smith, presents Lt. Adam Paz, USCG with award for a job well done

IRPT recognized Lt. Adam Paz, USCG Lower Mississippi River Sector, for the great job he did and the help IRPT received from him in communicating the situation that occurred and the dynamic on-going challenges in getting the channel reopened at the I-40 Bridge emergency in Memphis, TN MM 736-737 in May, 2021. He coordinated efforts with industry and DOT, keeping everyone apprised of what was being done to get and keep commerce moving from the time the channel was closed for safety, to having one lane open, to getting the entire channel opened back up.