Why we must improve our infrastructure investment on our inland waterways.

Posted on 9/26/2017 by SuperUser Account

Our current “fix-as-fails” approach to the infrastructure systems of our inland locks, dams, bridges and docks is both inefficient and costly.

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Why freighting goods on Illinois rivers makes good economic sense.

Posted on 9/14/2017 by SuperUser Account

Many people don't realize that the state of Illinois borders or contains over 1000 miles of the country's inland waterway system. In fact, the Illinois River could very easily be the most important inland water resource in the United States. Year after year, the Illinois River carries more tonnage and dollar value of commerce than the Mississippi north of St. Louis.

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