Study links lock-and-dam failure to extensive, expensive road damage
A study finds Iowa roads would likely take a serious beating if there’s a critical problem at just one of the lock-and-dam operations on the Mississippi River.
Researchers found the failure of any one of the 25 aging locks on the upper Mississippi River could mean nearly a half-million additional truckloads of freight between the Twin Cities and St. Louis.
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