(Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened Mississippi River lock 17 in southern Iowa early on Wednesday, ending a five-day closure that had halted grain barge shipping though the area as the Midwest corn and soybean harvest accelerated.
By Michael Hirtzer April 9 (Reuters) – Mississippi River barge traffic could reopen Friday at the earliest, government officials said on Wednesday, a day after a barge struck a railroad [...] The post Mississippi River Traffic May R...
(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.
(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.
(Reuters) - Four locks on the Mississippi River have been closed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers since Saturday due to flooding, bringing commercial barge traffic on the crucial grains shipping waterway to a temporary halt.