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Rains Affect Rail, Barge
Thu Jul 3, 2014 02:09 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- High water and flooding is affecting barge transport on the Mississippi River, closing locks and making the implementation of high water restrictions likely.

The Twin Cities District of the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) is where the river crested last week, but operations are still being affected. As of July 2, the river there was at 16.15 feet and is expected to drop below minor flood stage of 14 feet by July 5, barring any more heavy rain events. Upper Mississippi River miles 847.6 - 853.8, Lock and Dam No. 1, Lower St. Anthony Falls, and Upper St. ...

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