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updated 8:36 PM UTC, Jul 10, 2020

Commercial Barges On Mississippi Still Stopped By High Water

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

Barge traffic on the Mississippi River is usually heavy this time of year, but not this year.

It's at a standstill because high river water levels have closed 10 lock and dams downstream from La Crosse. The U-S Army Corps of Engineers is getting ready to do a lot more dredging to keep the river deep enough when the barges are moving again. There's no estimate when the traffic can resume yet.



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