Stakeholders joined the Army Corps of Engineers for the groundbreaking of a new lock chamber for Lock and Dam #25 on the Mississippi River in Winfield, Missouri. This project will enable a typical 15-barge tow transporting 800,000 bushels of soybeans to move through the lock in a single pass. This 30-to-45 second process compares to the two passes seen now, taking over two hours. The project is expected to be completed in 2034.
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