Corps: The Mighty Mississippi River Will Not ShutdownCorps officials announced over the weekend that expedited work to remove rocks near Thebes Illinois will keep that critical 9-foot channel open.
Trade Groups Update Mississippi River Forecast, Continue Push For Missouri River WaterLast week, the Army Corps of Engineers released water from Carlyle Lake down the Kaskaskia River in order to stave off a potential shutdown in early-January.
Army Corps of Engineers Releases Carlyle Lake Water, Pushing Back Shutdown DateThe release, according to the American Waterways Operators and Waterways Council, Inc, could avoid a complete shutdown until at least mid-January.

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