Corps to start Mississippi River dredging project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin work this fall on a project to deepen a 256-mile stretch of the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and the Gulf of Mexico.
The $245 million dredging project will make U.S. agriculture exports more competitive by allowing vessels to carry heavier loads, reducing shipping costs for soybeans by 13 cents per bushel, according to research by the Soy Transportation...
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