USA: Mississippi River Closed Again

Mississippi River Closed Again

On Saturday evening, another barge grounding occurred near Greenville, Mississippi.

According to Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Robert Anderson, a barge ran past buoys marking the Mississippi River shipping channel.

This accident closed the Mississippi River to shipping.

There are currently several dredgers working to clear the channel.


Dredging Today Staff, August 28, 2012; Image: usace