(Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed a Mississippi River lock on Friday morning due to high water and is likely to shutter another over the weekend, halting grain barge movement on the key shipping waterway as the Midwest harvest is gaining pace.
By Karl Plume June 3 (Reuters) – The Mississippi River was effectively closed to barge traffic from northern Iowa to St. Louis as flooding shuttered several locks on the major [...]
(Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it has closed the Mississippi River to shipping traffic on Wednesday at lock and dam 25 near St. Louis after a towboat spilled 2,074 gallons of diesel while passing through the lock.
Rising water on the Mississippi River will force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close numerous locks on the major shipping waterway for the second time this month, from central Iowa to central Missouri.
(Reuters) - Flooding on the Mississippi River is likely to close three locks on the grain shipping waterway from southern Iowa to northern Missouri later this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Monday.