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  • Regulators pull money from controversial downtown Minneapolis riverfront power project Star Tribune Anthony Falls lock and dam that closed in 2015 to stop the spread of invasive carp.
  • EDITORIAL: Waterways and rails can help ease traffic on NYC's roadways amNewYork Now, city officials hope to get some trucks and tractor-trailers -- and the freight they carry -- off the roads. Last month, NYC introduced a serious plan called Freight NYC to shift more freight to waterways and rails. State and local officials have to tackle the "last mile" -- how trucks carry goods from terminals and barges to warehouses and stores.
  • $1.1 million repair planned to prevent Montgomery Lock and Dam failure The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review The Corps expects to build new 110-foot-wide by 600-foot-long lock chambers at the Emsworth, Dashields and Montgomery facilities as part of that project.
  • Temporary fix planned for Montgomery Locks Beaver County Times The repairs are slated to begin later this year. The repairs are expected to buy the Army Corps and federal government more time before a permanent fix is implemented.
  • Hamilton's water power attracting companies -- much like it did for Henry Ford 100 years ago Dayton Daily News By late 1928, the plant instead was building all-steel Model A wheels, according to the Ford R. Bryan book. Ford sold the factory to Bendix Aviation Corp. in June, 1951. After Bendix left the city in 1963, the city of Hamilton bought the hydroelectric plant. And that certainly caught their attention," he said. That reaction varies by companies, city leaders have noted.
  • Sen. Casey calls for action on Ohio River lock and dam projects The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review July 12--Sen. A towboat can push 15 barges, the equivalent of 870 truck-loads, she said, or 225 jumbo rail cars. The project, authorized in 1992 with a cost estimate of $750 million and a scheduled finish in 2004, is now scheduled to be finished in 2023 at a cost of $1.23 billion.
  • Wild or mild? Mississippi's future depends on Army Corps' three locks, dams Springfield News-Sun Anthony Lock but not the dam, which is owned by Xcel Energy Inc.; the Lower St. If that amount of crud washed downstream, said Chapdelaine, it would choke up the river from St. Paul to Lake Pepin. "You remove the dams and the river scours itself out.
  • Corps unveils options for Lock and Dam The Augusta Chronicle While they have not yet done detailed cost analyses, all of the alternatives except one come in around that same price, she said.
  • BRIEF: Corps holds open house on Lock and Dam The Augusta Chronicle ...the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam will be discussed Tuesday at an open house in Augusta. The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold the public session from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive. Officials will give presentations at 4:30 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. The corps said in a news release there will be an update on the different alternatives being studied for a fish passage at the site of the Lock and Dam, which is part of the Savannah Harbor...
  • Funding secured for Montgomery Locks and Dam repair project Beaver County Times Corps said the allocation of the $2.3 million for the Upper Ohio project will be used for "preconstruction design work," as well as further economic analysis of the locks and dams. In addition to Montgomery, the Emsworth and Dashields locks and dams are included in the Upper Ohio Navigation Project. Once underway, the project will include the replacement of each auxiliary lock at the three facilities, as well as the construction of one new 110-foot-wide by 600-foot-long lock...