Waterways

Government, Business, Safety

Senate’s Turn to Vote on Water Infrastructure Package

Ala Wai Canal The bill authorizes $327.3 million for Ala Wai Canal in Hawaii. (Shutterstock)

The U.S. Senate is expected to take up as early as this month House-passed legislation that would authorize projects designed to improve infrastructure at ports, harbors and waterways, as well as boost flood protection programs.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2018

Waterway Infrastructure Hits Shipping Companies, Opens Door to Trucks

Louisiana paddle boat bridge New Orleans Wally Gobetz/Flickr

Infrastructure on the nation’s inland waterways needs an investment boost. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates $4.9 billion is needed in the next 20 years to improve locks and dams across the country.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
August 9, 2017