Transportation
Transportation

Flooding Shows Value of U.S. Infrastructure

Alan BarrettMay 18, 2019

The Army Corps reported Mississippi River at Lock and Dam 15 Rock Island crested at 22.7 feet, a record high in the Quad Cities representing…

Infrastructure

Upper Mississippi River Closing Extended as Flooding Continues

Alan BarrettMay 13, 2019

Farmers and merchandisers located in areas at flood levels that needed to market crops in March and April have been harmed by the limitations placed…

Transportation

Transportation Infrastrucuture Projects Improving the Environment

Alan BarrettApr 22, 2019

Transportation infrastructure projects reduce congestion and improve efficiency, which improves economic returns, reduces traffic related deaths, limits environmental impacts and reduces government expenditures.  Often when…

Transportation

Transportation Infrastructure Projects Improving Safety

Alan BarrettMar 30, 2019

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) has demonstrated in reports the benefits of improved environmental and safety conditions with a better transportation system. This is…

Transportation

River Conditions Impact the Movement of U.S. Soybeans

Alan BarrettMar 1, 2019

The inland Mississippi River system plays a major role in transporting commodities, especially soybeans. The inland Mississippi River system is comprised of navigable waterways that…

Transportation

The Potential Impact of 5 Feet on the Mississippi River

Ken EriksenFeb 17, 2019

Dredging the lower Mississippi from 45 to 50 feet could get soybeans to market in larger, more cost-effective shipments that accommodate larger global ports, says…