River Barge Traffic Up Less Than 1% Through August

According to information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engi­neers, year-to-date traffic on the Arkansas River (McClel­lan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System) through August to­taled 7,645,241 tons, up less than 1% compared with barge activity in the first eight months of 2017.

The YTD activity is also slowing from earlier in the year. Activ­ity through the first five months of the year was up almost 10% compared to 2017, according to records kept online by the Corps of Engineers.   MORE

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