Lock Closures Could Cost Millions

by Angela Hatton, Kentucky Public Radio Due to flooding, Ohio River locks between Louisville and Cairo, Illinois have been temporarily shutdown. Water on the rivers is expected to stay high for at least another week. And that means the river transportation industry could lose millions of dollars on blocked shipments. Emmett Neal is Vice President […]

Business on Our Waterways: A Look at River Commerce

The Mighty Ohio River. We use it for sport, we cross it to get to the other side, those of us in Louisville actually use it as drinking water. But did you know the Ohio (and other rivers in the US) is a superhighway? Tons of cargo move up and down the rivers every year, making the rivers a major source of commerce. Join us on Tuesday when we talk about river commerce, learn a little history, and find out what the future holds for business on water.  Listen to the Show

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