Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet: Increasing Navigation Efficiency on the Mississippi without Lock Expansion

Proponents of navigation expansion have long maintained that the only way to eliminate traffic delays on the Mississippi River is to expand the locks, a project that would cost over two billion dollars, take decades to complete and do little to benefit small farmers, rural communities or the environment. On the contrary, a number of small scale, non structural

Fact Sheet: Increasing Navigation Efficiency on the Mississippi without Lock Expansion

Proponents of navigation expansion have long maintained that the only way to eliminate traffic delays on the Mississippi River is to expand the locks, a project that would cost over two billion dollars, take decades to complete and do little to benefit small farmers, rural communities or the environment. On the contrary, a number of small-scale, non-structural