Waterways

Government, Business, Safety

Senate Committee Approves Water Infrastructure Measures

Ship at Port of Baltimore A ship unloading at the Port of Baltimore. America’s Water Infrastructure Act would authorize $17 billion to assist with the deepening of ports. (Maryland Port Administration)

A bill that would authorize projects at ports and another one that would promote access to safe drinking water were easily approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on May 6

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 6, 2020
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 | Senior 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 | Features Coordinator
August 9, 2017