An article published in the online version of "Roll Call," a Washington Capitol Hill news outlet since 1955, calls for more investment in the nation's waterways as a method to improve efficiency in the US transportation system. Written by the US Soybean Board, the article naturally promotes the waterways from the perspective of agribusiness in [...]
Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers publishes a report assessing the quality of the nation's infrastructure, i.e., roads, bridges, rail, ports and waterways, air, and other basic foundations of our society. The report just published gave that infrastructure a D+, which is up all the way from the D- mark from four years ago, [...]
The Commander of Mobile District, US Army Corps of Engineers, Colonel James A. DeLapp, is scheduling a tour of the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin to learn about the issues affecting the District's operations in the Basin. Tour stops tentatively are in Selma, Montgomery, Lay Lake on the Coosa, Gadsden, Birmingham, and Rome, Georgia.