Drought has again closed a portion of the Mississippi River — and this time shrunk a part of the major U.S. waterway in Memphis, Tenn., to its lowest level ever.
A drought is spreading across the Midwest, drying up the Mississippi River and its tributaries that serve as a critical freight artery for the country.
The Mississippi Transportation Commission awarded 14 contracts for infrastructure projects at its recent meeting.May 28, 2021
The U.S. Coast Guard has reopened the Mississippi River to maritime traffic, ending a shutdown that stranded more than 1,000 barges on the key conduit for agriculture exports.May 14, 2021
The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently awarded contracts for 11 infrastructure projects throughout the state.March 25, 2021
Mississippi Department of Transportation crews are pressing on with work to replace a bridge carrying Interstate 20 through the state capital.February 22, 2021
The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently awarded approximately $768,000 in multimodal funding to enhance port operations in the western part of the state.February 8, 2021
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has issued a notice reminding drivers to stay alert for log trucks, especially as people on the road adjust to the end of daylight saving time.November 6, 2020
The Mississippi Transportation Commission has awarded contracts for 18 infrastructure projects.July 21, 2020