Vessel traffic flowing again on Mississippi River under I-40

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The Coast Guard reopened the Mississippi River to all vessel traffic near Memphis Friday morning. Insights Logistics/Supply Chains Maritime News Weather and Critical Events ARDOT barges Coast Guard Commodities Corn Mississippi River soybeans TDOT

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

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It’s been a wet week across much of the South, but the flood threat is shifting to other regions the next couple of days. A cold front will absorb the remnants of Hurricane Nicholas, leading to downpours and severe storms Wednesday and Thursday across the Midwest and Northeast. Rain amounts.

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I-40 bridge over Mississippi River to remain closed indefinitely

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Tennessee I-40 westbound drivers should take the I-55 bridge across the Mississippi River into Arkansas, then take Exit 4 to get back onto I-40 westbound. Related: Vessel traffic flowing again on Mississippi River under I-40.

FreightWaves Flashback: Crisis on the Mississippi River

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A massive eight-day backup of barge traffic at Locks and Dam 26, during which shipping losses were estimated as high as $500,000 a day, may help to break up the log jam of a controversy over the proposed replacement of the 38-year-old facility on the Mississippi River at Alton, Illinois.

I-40 bridge closure over Mississippi River to last several more weeks

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NYSE: FDX ) facility in Memphis before touring the Hernando De Soto bridge, also called the Mississippi River bridge. Cracked beam in I-40 Mississippi River bridge, May 2021. Related: I-40 bridge over Mississippi River to remain closed indefinitely.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

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A slow-moving low-pressure system that has virtually stalled over the lower Mississippi Valley this week has been drowning parts of eastern Arkansas and the Mississippi Delta since Tuesday. You might also like: I-40 bridge closure over Mississippi River to last several more weeks.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of South Louisiana is #1 grain exporting port

The Supply Chain Journal

The three ports extend some 172 miles on both banks of the Mississippi River. The channel from New Orleans to Baton Rouge up the Mississippi River has a 48-foot draft. The Port of South Louisiana extends along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge for 54 miles.

Over 700 Barges Stuck in Mississippi River From Bridge Crack

Supply Chain Brain

A crack in a bridge over the Mississippi River has stranded more than 700 barges, cutting off the biggest route for U.S. agricultural exports when the critical waterway is at its busiest

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Milwaukee (Port Milwaukee) is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan; it is the only port on the lake that is approved to serve the Mississippi River inland waterway system. Port Milwaukee is one of several U.S.

Potential tropical storm eyeing US Gulf Coast this weekend

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Freight flows and supply chains may be temporarily delayed in the lower Mississippi Valley. Coastal flooding is possible in southern portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, as well as western Florida.

FreightWaves Classics: I-22 connects Memphis and Birmingham

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I-22 was designated in 2012, and within Mississippi and Alabama, most of its length is in rural areas of the states. The highway begins at an interchange with I-269 at Byhalia, Mississippi, which is approximately 25 miles from downtown Memphis. Overview.

Tropical storm could soon flood parts of Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

A potential tropical storm could dump flooding rain in the lower Mississippi Valley this weekend. This would include New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, Louisiana; Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi; Mobile, Alabama; and Pensacola, Florida.

FreightWaves Classics: I-20 connects Texas to the East Coast

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Between Texas and South Carolina, I-20 traverses northern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. From there, the terrain flattens as the highway travels 72 miles to the Mississippi River. I-20 spans the Mississippi River between Louisiana and Mississippi.

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Southern Illinois inland port project seeks to become logistics hub player

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Located where the Ohio River meets the Mississippi River, the inland port at Cairo (pronounced KAY-ro) would support downriver traffic as well as existing hubs such as Memphis, Tennessee, about 170 miles south. The lower Mississippi carries 50%-60% of total U.S.

Crack in I-40 bridge shuts down traffic between Tennessee, Arkansas

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ARDOT tweeted that it found the crack during a routine inspection of the bridge over the Mississippi River, connecting Memphis, Tennessee, to West Memphis, Arkansas. The Coast Guard has stopped all vessel traffic on the Mississippi River between mile markers 736 and 737.

Port of New Orleans reopens following closure from Hurricane Ida

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The Mississippi River from Southwest Pass through the Port of New Orleans is open with restrictions for daylight hours only,” Ragusa said. Ida’s high winds and heavy rain also caused severe damage to parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.

‘Painful mess’: I-40 bridge closure costing trucking industry $1M daily

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The trucking industry has been taking it on the chin ever since the Interstate 40 bridge over the Mississippi River closed six weeks ago. Related: I-40 bridge over Mississippi River to remain closed indefinitely.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Illinois Central Railroad (Part 1)

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Near Vaughan, Mississippi, Jones successfully slowed his southbound Cannonball enough to spare the lives of his passengers and fellow railroad personnel before it crashed into a stopped southbound freight. A million-dollar bridge over the Mississippi River opened into Dubuque in December 1868.

Hot Shots: Mudslides, floods, wildfires and more

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After almost three months, the Interstate 40 bridge across the Mississippi River is back open. Insights News Rail Trucking Weather and Critical Events BNSF flash flooding I-40 Mississippi River bridge mudslides wildfires

DOT seeks ‘careful and prompt consideration’ of Amtrak service to Gulf Coast

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Indeed, CSX, NS and other stakeholders in Alabama, such as the Alabama State Port Authority , have also said that the lack of adequate data has hampered efforts to restore service, although they disagree with Amtrak and stakeholders in Mississippi about what data is and isn’t available.

Winter Weather Alert: South-Central U.S. and Mid-Atlantic Brace for a Second Winter Storm

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On Wednesday evening, significant ice accumulations are expected from East Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley to Virginia and North Carolina Piedmont. Temperatures are expected to remain 20 to 35 degrees below average throughout the Plains, Mississippi Valley, and lower Great Lakes.

How a ‘Waze app’ for river conditions can help ports

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Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Agency to further a pilot project that seeks to create a digital platform, or what the Institute describes as a “Waze app for the Mississippi.” EHRENWERTH: “The Mississippi River is a tremendously dynamic river.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

80 in Rankin County, Mississippi blocked all lanes of the interstate and a semi that slid off the road shut down westbound I-22 in Lee County, Mississippi. UPDATE: 02.15.21.

Ida’s flood threat keeps trucking across US

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In Jackson County, Mississippi, an estimated 300 homes were flooded and dozens of roads closed. Louis, Mississippi, and streets were also flooded in Hattiesburg and Meridian, Mississippi. Ida’s remnants were centered near Tupelo, Mississippi, early Tuesday morning.

DOT seeks ‘careful and prompt consideration’ of Amtrak service to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Indeed, CSX, NS and other stakeholders in Alabama, such as the Alabama State Port Authority , have also said that the lack of adequate data has hampered efforts to restore service, although they disagree with Amtrak and stakeholders in Mississippi about what data is and isn’t available. .

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Truckers to hit more potential flooding along Gulf Coast

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15 were set in Hattiesburg, Mississippi (3.02 Several more inches of rain, possibly 6 inches or more, could accumulate in southeastern Louisiana, southern parts of Mississippi and Alabama, as well as western Florida. Interstate 55 from McComb, Mississippi, to New Orleans.

Ida causing widespread road closures in Louisiana

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Louis to Biloxi, Mississippi, is also closed, mainly due to flooding. This is according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Get the latest road closures here: Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama.

Flood threats for Gulf Coast, Northwest this weekend

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An additional 1 to 3 inches could drench areas in southern parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, as well as western Florida. Interstate 55 from McComb, Mississippi, to New Orleans. Interstate 59 from Poplarville, Mississippi, to New Orleans.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 14 moves traffic in central Texas…

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Although I-14 is now just an intrastate interstate in Texas, there are plans to extend it eastward into Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia (and perhaps South Carolina – see map). If the highway is extended into Mississippi it would create the Central Mississippi Corridor.

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Ida’s impact: Supply chain updates, Tuesday, Aug. 31

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Kansas City Southern ’s mainline and interchange operations from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Gulfport/Hattiesburg, Mississippi, remain suspended, KCS ( NYSE: KSU )said. NB I-55 is closed from Hammond to the Mississippi line due to trees in the roadway.

Ida’s impact: Latest supply chain updates, Monday, Aug. 30

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highways are impacting southern Mississippi and Alabama. Southeastern Freight Lines announced that the following service centers are embargoed: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, all in Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi; Mobile, Alabama; and Orange, Texas.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

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Several tornadoes damaged parts of Mississippi Sunday night. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

Flood threat keeps trucking across South this week

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The National Weather Service has flash flood watches in place for northern portions of Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia, as well as western and central Tennessee. Interstate 55 from Memphis to Grenada, Mississippi.

Tennessee lawmaker frustrated by Buttigieg’s I-40 bridge response

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DOT did not immediately respond as to whether Buttigieg would be going to the bridge, which spans the Mississippi River between Tennessee and Arkansas.