High-Water Problems on Miss. River
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:38 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- As of mid-April, high water conditions on the Ohio River and Lower Mississippi River (LMR) continue to affect navigation conditions, reducing tow sizes and delaying transit times.

Thomas Russell from Russell Marine Group, a New Orleans-based freight logistics company, told DTN via email, "Another round of rolling thunderstorms in the Ohio River Valley has caused the river to remain in high-water situation with some localized flooding. Conditions are improving and the Ohio River is on slow fall. Barge traffic is moving but slow in areas due to high water."

Russell told DTN that in the LMR, from ...

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