KY Lawmakers Hear Testimony of Ohio River Locks and Dams

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky lawmakers now have a clearer picture of the economic impact of locks and dams along the Ohio River. There are 20 locks and dams on the Ohio River, eight along Kentucky‚Äôs northern border. In terms of tonnage, three western Kentucky locks are the busiest in the nation. Col. […]

McAlpine Lock Replacement Work Complete

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says its 10-year, $430 million McAlpine Lock replacement project is complete. The Corps recently opened the second of two new 12-hundred foot locks on the Ohio River near downtown Louisville. Officials say the improvements will allow the heavy commercial traffic on the Ohio to move through the locks more […]