Corps’ plan closed low-use locks

2012 barge traffic at 3 of 5 locations has increased, report notes

Posted: November 10, 2012 at 4:06 a.m.

When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiated its first daily four-hour shutdown of locks on the Arkansas River this fall, the agency chose five locks and dams that by 2010 counts were considered “low use,” based on national standards.

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Business, Pages 29 on 11/10/2012